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La Oficina de Resiliencia y Manejo de Emergencias del Departamento de Servicios Humanos de Oregon anuncia que han abierto una oportunidad de ayuda económica para Centros y Redes de Resilienci - 02/28/24

La Oficina de Resiliencia y Manejo de Emergencias (OREM por sus siglas en inglés) del Departamento de Servicios Humanos de Oregon (ODHS por sus siglas en inglés) anuncia que han abierto una oportunidad de ayuda económica para Centros y Redes de Resiliencia. Estos fondos son para apoyar a comunidades y personas mientras trabajan para prepararse para desastres y emergencias.

Me emociona que OREM, a través de la Legislatura de Oregon, pueda ofrecer estos fondos. Sé que las comunidades en todo el estado trabajan a diario para prepararse para emergencias. Estos fondos son para apoyar y mejorar ese trabajo, — dijo Ed Flick, Director de OREM. 

Un centro de resiliencia es un lugar donde las personas se reúnen a diario para compartir y encontrar recursos yapoyarse los unos a los otros durante una emergencia. Una red de resiliencia es una asociación de instalaciones, organizaciones, proveedores de recursos o proveedores de servicios que no se encuentran en una instalación física de un centro de resiliencia, pero que colectivamente cubren los mismos fines de un centro de resiliencia.

Cualquiera que apoya un centro o red de resiliencia puede solicitar estos fondos de ayuda. Queremos apoyar a las comunidades que tradicionalmente reciben menos servicios o se ven impactadas de manera desproporcional por emergencias para que soliciten estos fondos. Animamos a las personas y agencias que presenten una solicitud a que nos den la dirección exacta de su centro o red de resiliencia. La información socioeconómica y demográfica de la comunidad que rodea esa dirección se utilizará para asignar una puntuación a las solicitudes. Un total de $10,000,000 está disponible.

La solicitud cierra el 30 de abril del 2024.

OREM ofrecerá dos sesiones informativas para responder a preguntas sobre esta oportunidad de ayuda económica y el proceso de solicitud. Estas sesiones están abiertas al público y a todos los que puedan aplicar para esta oportunidad. Estas sesiones se llevarán a cabo en:

  • 29 de febrero del 2024 de 11:00 a.m. a 12:30 p.m. 
  • 12 de marzo del 2024 de 9:30 a.m. a 11:00 a.m. 

Puede encontrar más información sobre estas sesiones informativas y un enlace a la solicitud en https://www.oregon.gov/odhs/emergency-management/Pages/resilience-grants.aspx

Puede mandar sus preguntas acerca de ésta oportunidad oremgrants@odhs.oregon.gov.

 

 

Oregon Department of Human Services' Office of Resilience and Emergency Management is announcing the opening of the Resilience Hubs and Networks grant - 02/28/24

Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS) Office of Resilience and Emergency Management (OREM) is announcing the opening of the Resilience Hubs and Networks grant. This funding is intended to support communities and individuals as they work to prepare for disasters and emergencies. 

“I’m excited that OREM, through the Oregon Legislature, can offer this funding. I know that communities across the state work every day to prepare for emergencies. This funding is intended to support and enhance that work,” said Ed Flick, OREM director. 

A resilience hub is a location where people come together daily to share resources, support one another and find resources during emergencies. A resilience network is an association of facilities, organizations, resource providers or service providers outside of a physical resilience hub facility that collectively serve the purposes of a resilience hub.

Anyone who supports a resilience hub or network can apply for this grant funding. Communities who are traditionally underserved and/or are disproportionately impacted by emergencies are encouraged to apply. Applicants are encouraged to provide the exact address of their hub or network. Socioeconomic and demographic information about the community surrounding that address will be used to score applications. A total of $10,000,000 is available. 

The application closes April 30, 2024.

OREM will host two information sessions to answer questions about the grant and the application process. These sessions are open to the public and all prospective grant applicants. These sessions will take place on:

  • February 29, 2024 11:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
  • March 12, 2024 9:30 – 11:00 A.M.

More information about these information sessions and a link to the application can be found at https://www.oregon.gov/odhs/emergency-management/Pages/resilience-grants.aspx

 Questions about this grant opportunity can be sent to oremgrants@odhs.oregon.gov.

 

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CORRECTION: Missing child alert -- Addison Hall is missing and is believed to be in danger (Photo) - 02/15/24

Correction note: This alert has been updated to clarify that Addison Hall has been missing since March 13, 2023

(Salem) – The Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS), Child Welfare Division, asks the public to help find Addison Hall (she/they), age 16, a child in foster care who went missing from Salem on March 13, 2023. Addison is believed to be in danger.

ODHS asks the public for help in the effort to find Addison and to contact, 911, local law enforcement or the Oregon Child Abuse Hotline by calling 1-855-503-SAFE (7233) if they believe they see them.

Addison is suspected to be in the Salem, Eugene, Portland or Southern Washington areas.

Name: Addison Hall
Pronouns: She/they
Date of birth: April 4, 2007
Height: 5-foot-6
Weight: 125
Hair: Brown or bleached blond
Eye color: Hazel
Other identifying information: Addison has a septum piercing, left eye brow piercing and an ankle tattoo of three dots in a triangle. Her hair is shoulder length.
Salem Police Department Case # 23-1745
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children #1475198

Sometimes when a child is missing they may be in significant danger and ODHS may need to locate them to assess and support their safety. As ODHS works to do everything it can to find these missing children and assess their safety, media alerts will be issued in some circumstances when it is determined necessary. Sometimes, in these situations, a child may go missing repeatedly, resulting in more than one media alert for the same child.

Report child abuse to the Oregon Child Abuse Hotline by calling 1-855-503-SAFE (7233).  This toll-free number allows you to report abuse of any child or adult to the Oregon Department of Human Services, 24 hours a day, seven days a week and 365 days a year. 

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Photo of Jerrica Landin
Missing child alert -- Jerrica Landin is still missing and is believed to be in danger (Photo) - 02/15/24

Update: This alert has been updated to report that Jerrica may possibly be in or traveling to Las Vegas.

(Salem) – The Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS), Child Welfare Division, asks the public to help find Jerrica Landin, age 17, a child in foster care who went missing from Portland, Oregon on Jan. 4. She is believed to be in danger. 

ODHS asks the public for help in the effort to find Jerrica and to contact 911 or local law enforcement if they believe they see her. 

Jerrica may be in Portland and is known to frequent the areas around 148th and Stark St. and Dawson Park. She also may be in Vancouver, Eugene, Northern California or Las Vegas.  

Name: Jerrica Landin 
Pronouns: She/her 
Date of birth: Oct. 24, 2006 
Height: 5-foot-6 
Weight: 145 pounds 
Hair: Reddish brown, often dyed reddish/pink/purple colors  
Eye color: Brown 
Other identifying information: Jerrica has a tattoo of a heart on her neck below her right ear 
Portland Police Bureau Case #23-803125 
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children #1489518 

Sometimes when a child is missing, they may be in significant danger and ODHS may need to locate them to assess and support their safety. As ODHS works to do everything it can to find these missing children and assess their safety, media alerts will be issued in some circumstances when it is determined necessary. Sometimes, in these situations, a child may go missing repeatedly, resulting in more than one media alert for the same child. 

Report child abuse to the Oregon Child Abuse Hotline by calling 1-855-503-SAFE (7233).  This toll-free number allows you to report abuse of any child or adult to the Oregon Department of Human Services, 24 hours a day, seven days a week and 365 days a year.  

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UPDATE - Oregon Department of Human Services announces that Connor Reed has been found - 02/13/24

(Salem) – The Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS), Child Welfare Division, is thankful for the community support to find Connor Reed. 

Connor Reed, age 17, is a child who went missing from Newberg on Jan. 28. He was found Jan. 31. 

Sometimes when a child is missing they may be in significant danger and ODHS may need to locate them to assess and support their safety. As ODHS works to do everything it can to find these missing children and assess their safety, media alerts will be issued in some circumstances when it is determined necessary. Sometimes, in these situations, a child may go missing repeatedly, resulting in more than one media alert for the same child.

Report child abuse to the Oregon Child Abuse Hotline by calling 1-855-503-SAFE (7233).  This toll-free number allows you to report abuse of any child or adult to the Oregon Department of Human Services, 24 hours a day, seven days a week and 365 days a year. 

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Photo of Jerrica Landin, January 2024
Photo of Jerrica Landin, January 2024
Missing child alert -- Jerrica Landin is missing and is believed to be in danger (Photo) - 02/09/24

(Salem) – The Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS), Child Welfare Division, asks the public to help find Jerrica Landin, age 17, a child in foster care who went missing from Portland, Oregon on Jan. 4. She is believed to be in danger. 

ODHS asks the public for help in the effort to find Jerrica and to contact 911 or local law enforcement if they believe they see her. 

Jerrica may be in Portland and is known to frequent the areas around 148th and Stark St. and Dawson Park. She also may be in Vancouver, Eugene or Northern California.  

Name: Jerrica Landin 
Pronouns: She/her 
Date of birth: Oct. 24, 2006 
Height: 5-foot-6 
Weight: 145 pounds 
Hair: Reddish brown, often dyed reddish/pink/purple colors  
Eye color: Brown 
Other identifying information: Jerrica has a tattoo of a heart on her neck below her right ear 
Portland Police Bureau Case #23-803125 
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children #1489518 

Sometimes when a child is missing, they may be in significant danger and ODHS may need to locate them to assess and support their safety. As ODHS works to do everything it can to find these missing children and assess their safety, media alerts will be issued in some circumstances when it is determined necessary. Sometimes, in these situations, a child may go missing repeatedly, resulting in more than one media alert for the same child. 

Report child abuse to the Oregon Child Abuse Hotline by calling 1-855-503-SAFE (7233).  This toll-free number allows you to report abuse of any child or adult to the Oregon Department of Human Services, 24 hours a day, seven days a week and 365 days a year.  

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El Departamento de Servicios Humanos de Oregon aumento el contenido de su Sitio Web en Espanol el 23 de enero. - 02/08/24

(Salem) – El Departamento de Servicios Humanos de Oregon ha ampliado el contenido y los recursos disponibles en su sitio web en español. A partir del 23 de enero, las personas que visitan el sitio web de ODHS en español ahora pueden ver 65 páginas transcreadas adicionales para un total de 110 páginas. Transcreado significa que el contenido de estas páginas fue traducido por personal de habla hispana en lugar del traductor de Google, como ofrecen la mayoría de los sitios web para la traducción de idiomas.

A continuación se encuentran algunos aspectos a destacar del sitio web:

  • Las personas pueden encontrar el sitio web en español haciendo clic en “Sitio en Español” en la parte superior derecha del sitio web principal o escribiendo servicioshumanos.oregon.gov en su navegador.
  • El sitio web incluye una navegación y una barra de búsqueda más completas para que las personas encuentren lo que necesitan más rápido.
  • Las personas pueden navegar fácilmente entre las versiones en Español y en Inglés de las páginas transcreadas haciendo clic en el botón "Español" o "English" debajo del encabezado de las páginas.
  • Las personas que hablan otros idiomas pueden usar el botón "Languages" en la parte superior derecha del sitio web de ODHS para ver una versión traducida por Google del sitio web de ODHS en 10 diferentes idiomas.

Además, las personas ahora pueden utilizar la función del Buscador de Oficinas en español, lo que facilita no solo la búsqueda de oficinas locales, sino también información importante como servicios específicos y mensajes sobre cierres de oficinas.

Estas nuevas páginas brindan a comunidades de habla hispana que buscan servicios y recursos, así como al personal y socios que los apoyan, prácticamente el mismo nivel de información que está disponible actualmente en el sitio web principal de ODHS. 

 

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Newly expanded Oregon Department of Human Services Spanish website launched January 23 - 02/08/24

(Salem) – The Oregon Department of Human services has expanded the content and resources available on its Spanish website. As of Jan. 23, people visiting the Spanish website can now access an additional 65 transcreated pages for a total of 110 pages. Transcreated means the content on these pages was translated by a native Spanish speaker instead of Google translate, as most websites offer for language translation. 

Here are some highlights on the Spanish website:

  • People can access this Spanish website by selecting “Sitio en Español” on the top right side of the main website’s banner or by typing servicioshumanos.oregon.gov on their browser.
  • This expansion includes a more robust navigation and search bar allowing people to find what they need faster.
  • People can navigate easily from Spanish to English versions of the transcreated pages by clicking the "Español" or “English” button under the header of the pages.
  • People that speak other languages can use the "Languages" button on the upper right of the ODHS website to get a google translated version of the ODHS website in 10 different languages.

Additionally, people are now able to use the Office Finder feature on the Spanish site, making it easier not only to find local offices, but also important information like specific services and messages on office closures.

These additional pages provide Spanish speaking communities seeking services and resources, as well as staff and partners that support them, with virtually the same level of information that is currently available on the ODHS main website. 

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ACTUALIZACION: Los hogares de Oregon en 27 condados que reciben SNAP y cuyos alimentos fueron destruidos debido a tormentas de invierno o cortes de energIa tienen hasta el 16 de febrero para solicitar beneficios de alimentos de - 02/07/24

Lo que necesita saber: 

  • Si tuvo que tirar alimentos comprados con SNAP debido a las recientes tormentas invernales o cortes de energía, puede solicitar el repuesto de esos beneficios de SNAP para comprar alimentos nuevos.
  • El gobierno le federal ha permitido a Oregon aumentar el número de condados elegibles para la extensión de la fecha límite para solicitar beneficios de repuesto.
  • Residentes de 27 condados (Benton, Clackamas, Clatsop, Columbia, Coos, Crook, Deschutes, Douglas, Gilliam, Hood River, Jackson, Jefferson, Josephine, Klamath, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Morrow, Multnomah, Polk, Sherman, Tillamook, Umatilla, Wasco, Washington y Yamhill) ahora pueden solicitar beneficios de repuesto hasta el 16 de febrero.
  • Los residentes de los otros nueve condados pueden solicitar el repuesto dentro de los 10 días posteriores a la fecha en que se destruyeron los alimentos.

(Salem) – Se anima a los habitantes de Oregon que perdieron alimentos comprados con los beneficios del Programa de Asistencia Nutricional Suplementaria (SNAP) debido a las recientes tormentas invernales y cortes de energía a solicitar beneficios de repuesto al Departamento de Servicios Humanos de Oregon (ODHS).

Los hogares que reciben SNAP y viven en los siguientes condados ahora tienen hasta el 16 de febrero para solicitar beneficios de SNAP de repuesto para alimentos que se echaron a perder o se destruyeron debido a tormentas de invierno y cortes de energía:    

  • Benton  
  • Clackamas 
  • Clatsop 
  • Columbia 
  • Coos 
  • Crook 
  • Deschutes 
  • Douglas  
  • Gilliam 
  • Hood River 
  • Jackson 
  • Jefferson  
  • Josephine  
  • Klamath  
  • Lane 
  • Lincoln 
  • Linn 
  • Marion 
  • Morrow  
  • Multnomah 
  • Polk 
  • Sherman  
  • Tillamook  
  • Umatilla  
  • Wasco 
  • Washington 
  • Yamhill 

Los hogares que viven fuera de estos condados deben solicitar beneficios de repuesto dentro de los 10 días posteriores a la pérdida.

Los hogares tiraron alimentos comprados con beneficios SNAP que fueron destruidos debido a estos eventos pueden solicitar que se depositen beneficios de repuesto por el costo de los alimentos perdidos. La cantidad máxima de SNAP que se puede reponer es la cantidad que el hogar recibe normalmente cada mes. 

Los hogares deben estar preparados para proporcionar una lista de los alimentos perdidos, el costo aproximado que se necesita para reponerlos y, tal vez presentar pruebas del evento que destruyó los alimentos.

Los beneficios de repuesto deben solicitarse antes de la fecha límite: 

Puede encontrar instrucciones y un formulario para solicitar los beneficios de remplazo en: https://www.oregon.gov/odhs/es/alimentos/Pages/beneficios-de-repuesto.aspx#disaster

Una vez aprobados, los beneficios de repuesto se agregan a la tarjeta de Transferencia Electrónica de Beneficios (EBT) existente de los hogares.​

Recursos para ayudar a cubrir sus necesidades básicas 

  • Encuentre una despensa de alimentos: foodfinder.oregonfoodbank.org
  • Infórmese sobre programas del gobierno y recursos en la comunidad para adultos mayores y personas con discapacidades: Conexión para Recursos de Envejecimiento y Discapacidad de Oregon al 1- 855-673-2372 o www.adrcoforegon.org.
  • Marque 2-1-1, mande un mensaje de texto con su código postal al 898-211, www.211info.org

Administrado por ODHS, SNAP es un programa federal que brinda asistencia de alimentos a aproximadamente 1 millón de familias y personas elegibles de bajos ingresos en Oregon, incluyendo muchos adultos mayores y personas con discapacidades. Los habitantes de Oregon que lo necesiten pueden pedir beneficios como SNAP, cuidado infantil, asistencia en efectivo y Medicaid. Obtenga más información en https://beneficios.oregon.gov. Para información sobre recursos locales en su área, como alimentos o refugio, llame al 2-1-1 o comuníquese con la Conexión para Recursos de Envejecimiento y Discapacidad (ADRC por sus siglas en inglés) del estado al 1-855-ORE-ADRC o al 1-855-673-2372 

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UPDATE: Oregon households in 27 counties who receive SNAP and had food destroyed due to winter storms or power outages have until Feb. 16 to request replacement food benefits - 02/07/24

Need to know:

  • If you had to throw away food purchased with SNAP due to the recent winter storms or power outages, you can request to replace those SNAP benefits to purchase new food.
  • The federal government has allowed Oregon to increase the number of counties eligible for the extended deadline.
  • Residents of 27 counties (Benton, Clackamas, Clatsop, Columbia, Coos, Crook, Deschutes, Douglas, Gilliam, Hood River, Jackson, Jefferson, Josephine, Klamath, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Morrow, Multnomah, Polk, Sherman, Tillamook, Umatilla, Wasco, Washington and Yamhill) can now request replacement benefits until Feb. 16.
  • Residents of the other 9 counties can request replacements within 10 days of the date food was destroyed.

(Salem) – Oregonians who lost food purchased with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits due to the recent winter storms and power outages are encouraged to request replacement benefits from the Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS).

Households who receive SNAP and live in the following counties have until Feb. 16 to request replacement SNAP benefits for food that was spoiled or destroyed due to winter storms and power outages:

  • Benton
  • Clackamas
  • Clatsop
  • Columbia
  • Coos
  • Crook
  • Deschutes
  • Douglas
  • Gilliam
  • Hood River
  • Jackson
  • Jefferson
  • Josephine
  • Klamath
  • Lane
  • Lincoln
  • Linn
  • Marion
  • Morrow
  • Multnomah
  • Polk
  • Sherman
  • Tillamook
  • Umatilla
  • Wasco
  • Washington
  • Yamhill

Households who live outside of these counties must request replacement benefits within 10 days of the loss per the normal process.

Households who disposed of food bought with SNAP benefits that was destroyed due to these events can request that replacement benefits be issued for the cost of the lost food. The maximum amount of SNAP that can be replaced is the value of the food up to the normal monthly benefit for the household.

Households should be prepared to provide a list of the lost food, the cost to replace it, and may have to provide proof of the event that destroyed the food.

Replacement benefits must be requested by the deadline by:

Detailed instructions and the request form can be found online at https://www.oregon.gov/odhs/food/pages/snap-replacement.aspx#disaster  

Once approved, replacement benefits are added to the households’ existing Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card.

Resources to help meet basic needs

  • Find a food pantry: oregonfoodbank.org
  • Learn about government programs and community resources for older adults and people with disabilities: Aging and Disability Resource Connection of Oregon at 1-855-673-2372 or adrcoforegon.org.
  • Dial 2-1-1, or text your zip code to 898-211, 211info.org

Administered by ODHS, SNAP is a federal program that provides food assistance to approximately 1 million eligible, low-income families and individuals in Oregon, including many older adults and people with disabilities. Oregonians in need can apply for benefits, including SNAP, child care, cash assistance and Medicaid. Learn more at benefits.oregon.gov. For local resources in your area, such as food or shelter, please call 2-1-1 or reach out to the state’s Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) at 1-855-ORE-ADRC or 1-855-673-2372.

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