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Resources for I/DD Foster Home Providers

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

  • Visit for information and technical assistance resources

Background checks

  • Background Check Unit (BCU) provides background check services to ODHS and OHA including screening providers, applicants, employees, contractors, vendors and volunteers.
  • ORCHARDS is the Oregon Criminal History and Abuse Records Data System and is used by BCU for background checks and fitness determinations.
  • Background check request form 301QED


Billing and payment

As of Jan. 1, 2018, foster care services are billed through eXPRS. Learn more about foster care in eXPRS from the provider fact sheet. Providers who have not previously billed in eXPRS will need to complete the following forms:

User training

Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR)

OARs are the operating principles or orders created by an office of the state under authority granted by the Legislature. These administrative rules have the force and effect of law.

Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS)

ORS are a compilation of the general and permanent laws of Oregon. The following laws pertain to adult foster homes for people with developmental disabilities.