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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Douglas County Records Inventory

Health and Human Services Records

1930-[ongoing]

Series documents the activities of the county health and human services programs operated by the county. Series includes narrative or statistical monthly, quarterly, and annual reports or minutes discussing program goals, objectives, and accomplishments. Program areas include public and mental health; juvenile services; adult and family services; women, infant, and child (WIC) services; alcohol and drug abuse; and developmental disabilities. In 1994 the name of the Children and Youth Services Commission was changed to the Commission on Children and Families.

Various health and human services advisory board minutes from the 1980s to the present are included in the Commissioners Proceedings. See the County Commissioners Administrative Journals records series.

Records at the Douglas County Courthouse, Clerk's Archives:
Old Age Pensions [Old Age Pension Commission-Minutes], 1934-1936 (1 reel of microfilm).

Records at the Douglas County Courthouse, Clerk's Recording Office:
[Alcohol Planning Committee Minutes-included with commissioners journal proceedings], 1980-1993 (8 sheets of microfilm jackets);
[Children and Youth Services Commission Minutes-changes to Commission on Children and Families in 1994-included with commissioners journal proceedings], 1990-1993 (21 sheets of microfilm jackets);
[Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment Minutes-included with commissioners journal proceedings], 1989-1990 (2 sheets of microfilm jackets);
[Elderly and Handicapped Transportation Advisory Committee Minutes-included with commissioners journal proceedings], 1986-1993 (7 sheets of microfilm jackets);
[Mental Health Advisory Minutes-included with commissioners journal proceedings], 1980-1993 (12 sheets of microfilm jackets);
[Senior Services Advisory Board-Minutes-included with commissioners journal proceedings], 1980-1993 (8 sheets of microfilm jackets);
[Welfare Advisory Board Minutes-included with commissioners journal proceedings], 1980-1991 (1 sheet of microfilm jacket);
[Youth Advisory Board-Minutes-included with commissioners journal proceedings], 1991-1993 (1 sheet of microfilm jacket).

Records at the Douglas County Museum of History and Natural History, Research Library:
County Nursing Home Papers, 1930-1952 (6 volumes).

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