The Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS), Child Welfare Division, is urgently asking the public to help find Amelia Patterson, age 16, a child in foster care who was last seen on April 18, 2023. She may be in NE Portland and is believed to be in extreme danger.
ODHS asks the public for help in the effort to find Amelia and to contact 911 or local law enforcement if they believe they see her.
Name: Amelia Patterson
Date of birth: Oct. 6, 2006
Height: 5′ 6″
Hair: Purple and black
Eye color: Blue
Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office Case #23-7631
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children #1478523 NCMEC
Sometimes, in these situations, a child may disappear repeatedly, resulting in more than one media alert for the same child.
Report child abuse to the Oregon Child Abuse Hotline by calling 1-855-503-SAFE (7233). This toll-free number allows you to report abuse of any child or adult to the Oregon Department of Human Services, 24 hours a day, seven days a week and 365 days a year.