Child Welfare Director Marilyn Jones

Child Welfare Director Marilyn Jones

Since the end of 2017, OFYC members have been meeting regularly with Marilyn Jones, the Child Welfare Director at the Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS). At their most recent meeting, members discussed how DHS can better support families in situations where it...
OFYC Members Advocate In Washington, DC!

OFYC Members Advocate In Washington, DC!

On October 20-23rd, 2017, four OFYC members traveled to Washington, D.C. to participate in Foster Youth in Action‘s annual “Leaders for Change” conference! We were joined by youth and young adult leaders from over 20 states to: build our skills as advocates learn...
The Sibling Bill of Rights is Here!

The Sibling Bill of Rights is Here!

Oregon Foster Children’s Sibling Bill of Rights! Please contact your DHS caseworker or your local branch office for a hard copy of your own. Click here for an electronic version Click here for a tip sheet Don’t forget you have the Foster Care Ombudsman for support...