Oregon Department of Human Services

Home care workers protest late paychecks in Salem

SALEM, Ore.– Home care workers protested on Thursday on what they call ‘systemic problems’ with state paychecks. Some 50 workers gathered in front of the Oregon Department of Human Services Headquarters to share stories and turn in hundreds of letters with workers …

Oregon DHS Director visits Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A day after being grilled by state lawmakers on foster care issues, the head of the Oregon Department of Human Services traveled to Klamath Falls. D.H.S. Director Fariborz Pakseresht acknowledges there’s room for improvement.  “A system that has …

Sky Lakes Medical Center makes property proposal

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Sky Lakes Medical Center proposes a property negotiation to move Department of Human Services construction to the ‘Klamath Works’ campus. The plan involves Sky Lakes purchasing a Klamath Falls movie theater. Tom Hottman of Sky Lakes explains:  “Sky …

DHS hosts community forum in Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A packed house turned out Thursday night in Klamath Falls to meet with the Director of the Oregon Department of Human Services. Director Fariborz Pakseresht says the D.H.S.’s objective is simple.  “It basically serves the entire continuum of …