Every Child Central Oregon Director Melissa Williams was a recent guest on Inside Central Oregon, a weekly public affairs program from Horizon Broadcasting Group. "We fill the gap between the community and the foster care space here in Central Oregon. So, we have easy onramps for people to get involved, to learn more about foster…Read more
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Annual Report 2020 We’re thrilled to bring you Every Child Central Oregon’s (ECCO) first ever Annual Report. It goes to show that while we’re still a relatively new nonprofit, we are ever improving, such as now sharing news in a more structured, responsive manner. Download 2020 Annual Report (PDF)Read more
Central Oregon has 182 foster homes, but 108 of those families are related to the child. The remaining 74 homes are open for general need. “If we could get to even just 100 general foster homes in 2021 I think that would be a major win for us,” Williams said. “It wouldn’t solve all problems…Read more
With Kids Heading Back to School, Calls to Child Abuse Hotline Expected to Rise Every Child Central Oregon calls for community support to help prepare for an uptick in reporting. REDMOND, Ore., Jan. 21, 2021 — The return to school is no doubt exciting for many after months of distance learning amid our pandemic times.…Read more
Every Child, Oregon DHS launch effort, seek help for foster children, families SALEM, Ore. (KTVZ) -- Every Child, in partnership with the Oregon Department of Human Services, is launching a comprehensive statewide emergency response to the fast-growing needs of children and families in Oregon’s foster care system. The initiative—My NeighbOR—launches at 7 p.m. on Sunday…Read more
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