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An ombudsman is an independent, appointed official who serves Oregonians that need help interacting with, investigating, or filing a grievance against a public body. Oregon state government offers ombudsman offices for the following subjects.
Foster Care Ombudsman (foster child and foster parent)
Foster Care Ombudsman is an independent resource to investigate complaints, concerns or violations of rights for children in the custody of the Oregon Department of Human Services.
Governor's Advocacy Office (DHS)
The Governor's Advocacy Office helps people work through questions, concerns or complaints about Oregon Department of Human Services or programs.
Long-Term Care Ombudsman, Office of
The Long-Term Care Ombudsman program is an independent state agency that serves long-term care facility residents through complaint investigation, resolution and advocacy for improvement in resident care.
Oregon Public Guardian and Conservator Program
The Oregon Public Guardian and Conservator Program serves as court-appointed, surrogate decision makers for adults that are incapable of making some or most of the decisions necessary for their basic care and safety.
Residential Facilities Ombudsman
Residential Facilities Ombudsman provides advocacy for individuals living in homes licensed or certified for intellectual and/or developmental disabilities or mental health conditions.
Small Business Assistance, Office of
The Office of Small Business Assistance helps small businesses (for-profit or nonprofit organization with zero to 100 employees) that have a question or concern about state or local government.
Small Business Ombudsman for Workers' Compensation, Office of
The Office of the Small Business Ombudsman for Workers’ Compensation serves as an independent advocate for small businesses, entrepreneurs, and the professional advisers who serve them.
Office for Oregon Workers (Department of Consumer and Business Services)
The Ombuds Office for Oregon Workers is the state office that serves as an independent advocate for workers by helping them understand their rights, benefits, protections, and responsibilities within the workers' compensation system and workplace safety and health laws and rules.
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