New Foster Provider Orientation
Adult foster provider applicants must go to a Washington County DD adult foster care orientation. Applicants must attend within the year before being licensed.
Upcoming orientation sessions
Orientations are held in the auditorium from 1-4 p.m. at the Public Services Building, 155 N. First Ave., Hillsboro. This location is accessible by public transportation and is one block from the Hatfield Government Center MAX stop.
January 22, 2024
April 15, 2024
July 15, 2024
October 14, 2024
No registration is required. Participants must attend the entire orientation meeting to receive attendance certificates. Individuals arriving late will not receive attendance certificates.
DD Adult Foster Provider Application Process
The application process is reviewed during foster provider orientation meetings.
Please note that the application is not complete until all required information is submitted with the required non-refundable fee. Incomplete applications are void after 60 days of the date the application form is received. Failure to provide accurate information may result in the denial of the application.
Incomplete applications are void after 60 days of the date the application form is received. Failure to provide accurate information may result in the denial of the application.
Initial Application Forms
Below are the required application forms for your use:
Mandatory abuse reporting
Foster providers and their staff are mandatory reporters. Foster providers and their staff must report the abuse or neglect of individuals with developmental disabilities as defined in OAR 407-045-0260.
Providers must keep proof of mandatory abuse report training. This training is required for the provider, resident manager, and substitute caregivers:
- Before licensure
- Upon hire
- Every year