Oregon Post Adoption Resource Center (ORPARC)

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Scientific Rating:
Not able to be Rated
See scale of 1-5
Child Welfare System Relevance Level:
See descriptions of 3 levels

About This Program

The information in this program outline is provided by the program representative and edited by the CEBC staff. Oregon Post Adoption Resource Center (ORPARC) has been reviewed by the CEBC in the area of: Post-Permanency Services, but lacks the necessary research evidence to be given a Scientific Rating.

Target Population: Oregon Department of Human Services Adoptive families, Oregon Guardianship families, and Oregon families who have adopted children through any state foster care system

For parents/caregivers of children ages: 0 – 17

Brief Description

ORPARC’s mission is to provide ongoing support, education, information, assistance, and referral services to Oregon Department of Human Services’ post-adoptive families and assisted guardianship families statewide.

Program Goals:

The goals of the Oregon Post Adoption Resource Center (ORPARC) are:

  • Enhance child and family functioning
  • Reduce incidents of crisis and unnecessary out of home placements
  • Provide a support network responsive to varying needs of families
  • Increase the professional capacity of the state’s mental health providers to serve families with children other than those born to them, especially children with special needs placed by public child welfare agencies

Contact Information

Kendra Morris-Jacobson
Agency/Affiliation: Oregon Post Adoption Resource Center
Website: www.orparc.org
Phone: (800) 764-8367
Fax: (503) 241-0925

Date Research Evidence Last Reviewed by CEBC: February 2015

Date Program Content Last Reviewed by Program Staff: October 2017

Date Program Originally Loaded onto CEBC: February 2009