In Reedsport, Oregon, the transformation of the DHS office is providing an intentional and home-like space for children in care and their biological families. The spruce-up included new flooring, a dining table, storage for new toys, and a new couch! Even the waiting room got a new look! We are so thankful for Lowes, Home Depot, The…Read more
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It's Foster Care Awareness Month! May is Foster Care Awareness Month! This is a time where we spread awareness about the foster care system, acknowledge the foster care crisis in our state and highlight and thank all of those involved in touching the lives of these children at such high-stress times. But we also…Read more
"It can actually mean Christmas to that foster family." Jamie Giannettino discusses the impact Candy Cane Lane has had on the foster community in Central Oregon. Watch the full video here.Read more
“Many people have this perception of foster parents, and social workers, but they really don’t understand what they go through, the sacrifices that are made,” said Brooke Gray. Gray is the executive director of government partnerships at Portland Leadership Foundation, which sponsors the Every Child Oregon initiative. The initiative is designed to encourage Oregonians to…Read more
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