If you think someone is being hurt or is in danger, call 911 immediately. 

If you suspect abuse or neglect, call 1-855-503-SAFE
Child Abuse Reporting Line............... 1-855-503-7233


Associations with Resources for Caregivers

The National Foster Parent Association supports foster parents in achieving safety, permanence and well-being for the children and youth in their care.

Oregon Foster Parent Association (OFPA) is working to improve the quality of the foster care system in Oregon and make Oregon foster homes the best they can be.

ORPARC Oregon Post-Adoption Resource Center provides ongoing support, education, information, assistance, and referral services to DHS post adoptive families and assisted guardianship families. They are an excellent source for trainings.

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Supportive Organizations and Resources

211info helps people living in Oregon and Southwest Washington find and connect with the local resources they need.

Oregon Family Support Network connects, empowers and educates families and their communities to improve outcomes for children and youth experiencing significant behavioral health challenges.

Child Welfare Information Gateway provides access to print and electronic publications, websites, databases, and online learning tools for improving child welfare practice, including resources that can be shared with families.

Foster Parent's Night Out is a program that provides monthly respite care to DHS foster families.  Local churches host FPNO so that foster parents can have a night off, while trained volunteers care for their foster, adopted, and biological children.

Every Child Oregon in partnership with DHS, helps vulnerable children and families through donating, volunteering, or fostering.

Embrace Oregon connects community members with vulnerable children and families in partnership with the Department of Human Services.

The Shoulder to Shoulder Conference provides collaborative, professional training opportunities to be jointly attended by foster parents, caseworkers, CASAs, judicial staff and other community partners.

Youth Era is a statewide, peer-led organization devoted to helping young adults ages 14-25 successfully transition into adulthood.

Wake the World Oregon is a group of boat owners providing watersports opportunities to abandoned, abused and neglected children, as well as for the handicapped and our wounded warriors. is a national network for young people in foster care. It provides young people in foster care an opportunity to connect and gain support from their peers.

Oregon Foster Youth Connection is a statewide, youth led, advocacy group of current and former foster youth between 14 – 25 years of age. OFYC trains and empowers youth to actively participate in the development of policies, programs, and practices that improve the lives of the thousands of kids in foster care.

Camp to Belong is an international organization dedicated to reuniting brothers and sisters placed in separate foster homes or other out-of-home care for events of fun, emotional empowerment and sibling connection.