Child Welfare Services

ORS 418.480
“Purchase of care” defined

As used in ORS 418.480 (“Purchase of care” defined) to 418.500 (Out-of-state care for children), “purchase of care” includes the purchase of institutional and foster family care and services, adoptive services, services provided by Strengthening, Preserving and Reunifying Families programs under ORS 418.575 (Definitions for ORS 418.575 to 418.598) to 418.598 (Rules), services to the unwed mother and her child and such other care and services as the Department of Human Services shall determine to be necessary to carry out the policy stated in ORS 418.485 (Policy). [1971 c.457 §1; 2001 c.900 §119; 2011 c.568 §9]
Chapter 418

Notes of Decisions

Where plaintiffs brought action under 42 U.S.C. 1983 alleging violation of federal civil rights after defendant Children's Services Division employees removed plaintiffs' child from home following reports of abuse, CSD workers entitled to absolute immunity in investigation, taking child into custody and keeping plaintiffs from visiting child. Tennyson v. Children's Services Division, 308 Or 80, 775 P2d 1365 (1989)


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