Articles tagged with: Department of Human Services

14 October 2014

12 year old Oregon girl hailed a hero

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. --- A 12 year old Oregon girl is being hailed a hero; Department of Human Services says her actions saved a 90 year old woman from life trapped in abuseRayanna Blair who is only 12 ye ...

05 June 2014

Oregon DHS takes new approach

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local, Regional

Klamath Falls, Ore. - Keeping more kids out of foster homes...that's the target of a new approach being used by the Oregon Department of Human Services in Klamath Falls. A new Department of Human Se ...

02 May 2014

Oregon DHS taking steps to reduce foster home placements

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- There are currently about 250 kids in Klamath County living in foster homes. A new approach is being taken to reduce that number. Jeremy Player of the Oregon Department of Hum ...

01 May 2014

Oregon Department of Human Services roll out new child welfare model

Posted in Local, Regional

The Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) Child Welfare Program announced today that three counties are beginning the statewide rollout of a new child protection system designed to keep more chi ...

10 April 2014

Medford foster parent arrested for child sexual abuse

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- A Medford man is in the Jackson County Jail as of Thursday accused of sexually abusing foster kids in his care. Police say 77 year-old James Eldon Mobley sexually assaulted at least ...