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.


Chief Operations Officer

By Celeste — Mar 8, 2018

FosterClub has been growing steadily and is now seeking to dramatically accelerate growth. The Board of Directors and Executive Director (ED) are looking for a mission-focused, seasoned, strategic, and process-minded leader with experience scaling... 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

Shoulder 2 Shoulder

We Were at Shoulder 2 Shoulder

By Adam@fosterclub — Nov 9, 2017

Imagine having your name chosen by your caseworker by the spinning of her contact Rolodex. At the Shoulder to Shoulder conference, I heard the powerful message that we are all connected. I listened to Angela Tucker, this year's keynote speaker share... Read more

Complete All-Star 2017 group

The complete 2017 All-Star group (both session A and session B).

Meet our 2017 All-Stars

By Adam@fosterclub — Jun 15, 2017

It's been a busy summer doing some amazing things. FosterClub has welcomed 24 All-Stars to our headquarters in Seaside, Oregon. From here they have been able to travel across the country and reach youth in care. For more information on the All-Stars... Read more

House Passes Bill Extending Health Benefits for Teens Leaving Foster Care

By FC Steve — Feb 24, 2010

OregonLive.com, by Michelle Cole, February 23, 2010, SALEM -- Teens aging out of foster care will retain health care coverage from the Oregon Health Plan until they turn 21, under a bill that passed the House on a unanimous vote. All children in... Read more



This is a support service for Native youth which has information on its website for Native youth who may be experiencing kinship care, foster care, or adoption.

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

The current foster care ombudsman in Oregon is named Darin Mancuso. You can call him with complaints and he will investigate.

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.

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 postseconda