Welcome!

Hello, young people! Here are a couple of great contacts to help answer questions and resolve issues:

FosterClub's dedicated representative for Oregon is Ashlee: 503-717-1552, or email her.  She can help you find resources to help you transition to adulthood and connect you to leadership opportunities. 

For problems or complaints, contact Oregon's Ombudsman, Darin Mancuso, at 1-855-840-6036 or you can email him.

BLOGS


L2's are in Seaside!

By APetite1 — May 16, 2018

We're excited to welcome our Level II All-Star Interns to Seaside to kick off our All-Star Internship! Hear directly from the team below in their message to the 2018 All-Stars: Your Level II interns here! The three of us were All-Stars in 2014 and... Read more

Eric's Story

By APetite1 — May 8, 2018

When I was 8, I would find myself in a peculiar but fateful point in my life when I would enter into the Arkansas Foster Care system through child endangerment and neglect. Fortunately, my mother complied with the requirements in order to end our... Read more

The FosterClub Wish List: Lend a Hand or Some Supplies

By Celeste — Mar 21, 2018

Below is a list of items that will help us serve foster youth. If you are able to donate an item from the list below, please contact donations@fosterclub.com or drop off at 810 Broadway in Seaside between 9am to 5pm, Monday - Friday. In-Kind... Read more

2018 All-Star Application Now Open

By APetite1 — Dec 31, 2017

FosterClub is excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2018 All-Star Internship! Want to learn more about the internship? Click here . Apply by Feb. 20th Hear from other All-Stars about... Read more

Providence Grant Presentation

PeerUp! Donation

By kingdre88 — Dec 14, 2017

FosterClub was honored to formally receive a Community Benefits Grant from the Providence Seaside Hospital at their Celebration of Lights Ceremony on December 11th. The Celebration was filled with holiday cheer, great music, and great tasting... Read more

RESOURCES

The PDF linked in the website above explains all the different ways current or former foster youth can get help with their educational expenses. Call FosterClub for additional experience at 503-717-1552 or email oregonrep@fosterclub.comRead more


The website link takes you to foster youth rights in foster care.Read more


The current foster care ombudsman in Oregon is named Darin Mancuso. You can call him with complaints and he will investigate. Anyone can call him, but he's generally a resource for foster youth and foster parents.Read more


Portland Community College is committed to creating educational opportunities for students who have been in the foster care system. Each year, over 600 youth in Oregon age out of foster care. National research shows that only about half of youth in care complete high school... Read more


The Department of Human Services (DHS) Independent Living Program (ILP) has received Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) funding to help current or former foster care youth with postsecondary education and training.Read more