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The Oregon (State) Commission on Children and Families has been charged by the Oregon legislature to establish statewide policies for services to children and families. It supports local commissions on children and families in each county as they develop plans to help children, families and communities reach their full potential. 

Statutory authority for the State Commission is found in Oregon Revised Statutes 417.705-417.825.   State Commission administrative rules are found in OAR Chapter 423.

For further information, please go to Oregon Revised Statutes and/or the Oregon Administrative Rules.

Click here to see the Oregon Revised Statutes that apply to
local commission's membership and purpose.

State Mission
The Oregon Commission on Children and Families is a partnership of citizens and professionals working together to improve the lives of children and families in Oregon's local communities.  The Commission facilitates and supports local coordinated comprehensive planning for all children and families, promotes system integration, and provides leadership for local and state efforts focused on early childhood.