The Oregon Post Adoption Resource Center (ORPARC) is a nonprofit program contracted with Oregon DHS. ORPARC offers services at no cost to: Oregon DHS Adoptive families, Oregon Assisted Guardianship families, and Oregon families who have adopted through any state’s child welfare system. OPARC services include trainings for foster, kinship, adoptive and assisted guardianship families, and professionals; online library of searchable parenting resources; online groups; and linkages to resources like support groups or therapists.

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.