The Douglas County
Commission on Children and Families engages citizens, communities,
organizations and agencies in planning and decision making processes
around issues, supports and services for children and families.
The Douglas County Commission on Children and Families meets the
3rd Tuesday of every month, 5:30pm
Douglas Education Service District
1871 NE Stephens Street, Roseburg, Oregon
Dates and locations of the monthly
meetings are subject to change. To confirm a monthly meeting
or for more information about the Commission, contact staff.
The Douglas County Commission on Children and Families is
responsible for developing and recommending to the Board of
Commissioners a Douglas County Coordinated Comprehensive Plan for
Children and Families. Two additional commission
responsibilities are mobilizing communities to improve family
well-being, and building a comprehensive family support system. The
commission offers a model, and vast experience, in planning,
coordinating services, and engaging communities for collaborative
efforts. These capacities increase Douglas County’s ability to serve
the common good with limited public resources.
Planning: Facilitate the Coordinated Comprehensive Planning in Douglas
coordinated comprehensive planning process engages communities in
assessing their needs, assets and strengths, and examining their
capacity to support children, youth, and families. Community
partners come together to produce
an integrated, coordinated plan and ensure that the service
delivery system is more collaborative, more inclusive, and more
effective. Click here for
Planning in Douglas County.
Mobilize Communities to Support Children and Families
its creation in 1993, the Douglas County
Families has been committed to engaging local communities in
planning and decision making. Click here to find out more about
what is happening in local
around Douglas County.
Create and Sustain a Family Support System
new breed of services, often labeled family support, is gaining
momentum. This approach replaces past orientations that focused on
deficit-oriented services and shifts the emphasis to a wellness
model that builds on the family strengths, intervening to support
families before problems arise. Click here to
find out more about
Family Support Systems
in Douglas County.
Click here to see the Oregon Revised Statutes that apply to
local commission's membership and purpose.
* designates Executive Committee membership
Lois Allen,* Chairperson and former Roseburg
Deputy District Attorney
Dental services advisor,
Retired Winston Police Chief
Riddle School District Superintendent
Children's Director, Redeemer's