foster children

UPDATE: Missing Oregon foster children found

Update (04/02/2021 9:37 a.m.) — On Friday morning, the Oregon Department of Human Services said Jaxon Palm and Corban Cody were found. Original Story: SALEM, Ore. – Two missing Oregon foster children are believed to be in danger. The Oregon Department of …

Governor signs two bills for foster youth

Medford, Ore. —  It’s been a big day for Oregon as Governor Kate Brown signed two bills involving kids in the foster system. House Bill 2216 requires the Department of Human Services to create a Foster Children’s Siblings Bill of Rights. “Sometimes they …

“Every Child” foster program

Grants Pass, Ore. , — “Foster beds are being lost all over the place, I mean by the hundreds.” State Representative Duane Stark doesn’t just fight for foster children in the legislature, he fights for them in is home too. “My wife …

DHS settles child abuse case for $15 million

McMinnville, Ore. — The Department of Human Services agrees to a settlement worth $15-million dollars after the abuse of nine foster children. DHS says James Mooney and his wife were certified foster parents for four years when a three-year-old, previously in their …