Investigating Care Facilities

If you’re researching a good place to take care of yourself, your parents, or grandparents, here a couple tools to check out. Each of these include reports of abuse and neglect in Oregon’s nursing homes. Some reports are on the Oregonian’s site and not the DHS site, so it’s important to check both.

Consumer safety websites

Sexual Assault Resources

Help with Medical Bills

  • Oregon Health Plan Application: It is worth contacting them and checking if you qualify.
  • Well States Healthcare:
  • helps find insurance options, compare care options, and learn about prevention.
  • Local VA Offices ( offer programs designed to help veterans. These offices can provide an invaluable community for veterans and their ability to understand military benefits is very helpful.
  • Eldercare Locator information specialists put you in contact with resources and programs for seniors.
  • State Children’s Health Insurance Programs (SCHIP) help insure children of working families who cannot afford health insurance or don’t get it through their work.
  • allows you to complete a confidential questionnaire and receive a list of programs that may help.
  • Local Social Security Administration (SSA) offices help those on Social Security and Medicare. You may also call the SSA at 1-800-772-1213.
  • Team Senior ( is a referral service in southern Oregon that offers free assistance with selecting local long-term care options.


County Courthouse websites

Oregon State Bar:

Also serving Ashland, Jacksonville, Applegate, White City, Central Point, Eagle Point, and people all over the State of Oregon