Incorporated in 1984, Oregon Technical Assistance Corporation (OTAC) is a nonprofit 501 ( c ) ( 3 ) organization based in Salem, Oregon. Through myriad projects and initiatives in Oregon and across the country, OTAC brings its mission statement to life everyday.
OTAC promotes full participation in community life for individuals with disabilities, seniors and their families through the delivery of training, technical assistance and related services.
OTAC’s mission statement reflects the belief that all individuals must be included in their community and that communities are enhanced by the participation of all of their members.
Service Delivery Strategies
OTAC is committed to assisting in the development of supports and associated systems that enable individuals with long-term care needs to live life to the fullest. OTAC uses a variety of strategies to fulfill this mandate. Our primary strategies are to:
- Provide state of the art information about services, supports and evidenced-based practices to individuals with long-term care needs, their families and Provider Organizations.
- Support the development of systems and infrastructures that can be successfully implemented in communities.
- Work collaboratively to provide training and technical assistance that will enable individuals with long-term care needs, their families and Provider Organizations to directly utilize information and apply new skills.
- Collaborate with governmental organizations on a local, county and statewide basis to promote the successful implementation of policy that reflects contemporary practice in the field of long-term care.