DHS Offers New Child Welfare Approach

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Child Welfare is changing in Oregon, offering more options for families who need help. The new approach called Differential Response is available to families in Klamath, Lane, and Lake counties. This new approach aims at giving families struggling with abuse or neglect more flexibility when it comes to Department of Health … Continue reading »

Health Building Expanding to Meet Demand

   MEDFORD, Ore. — Scattered across nine buildings along East Main Street in Medford, the Jackson County Department of Health and Human Services will soon be under one roof. “Just for efficiency, for better use for our staff, better use of their time so they’re not running around so on and so forth, and for … Continue reading »

Foster Parents Wanted on Father’s Day

TALENT, Ore. – The Census Bureau reports roughly a third of all children nationwide live without their biological fathers. Kaydie Drake is one of those children. “Both parents had mental health issues,” said Kaydie’s adoptive mother Theresa. “The bio father, they could never get him to acknowledge his mental health issues to the point of being … Continue reading »