Missing Child Alert — Clarence Windom, a Teenager in Foster Care, is Missing and Believed to be in Danger

Posted on December 16, 2020

(Salem) – The Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS), Child Welfare Division, asks the public to help find Clarence Windom, age 18, a teenager in foster care who went missing from Salem on Oct. 15, 2020. He is believed to be in danger.

ODHS asks the public for help in the effort to find him and to contact the Oregon Child Abuse Hotline at 1-855-503-SAFE (7233) if they believe they see him. He knows the Salem area and its unhoused encampments well.

Name: Clarence Windom
Pronouns: He/Him
Date of birth: Aug. 21, 2002
Height: 5’5
Weight: 145 pounds
Eye color: Brown
Hair: Light brown
Other identifying information: Clarence has a slim build
Salem Police Department Report #20-29552
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children #1408859

Anyone who suspects they have information about Clarence Windom’s location should call Oregon Child Abuse Hotline at 1-855-503-SAFE (7233).

A small number of children in foster care may be in significant danger when they run away or have gone missing. As ODHS works to do everything it can to find these missing children and ensure their safety, media alerts will be issued in some circumstances when it is determined necessary. Sometimes, in these situations, a child may go missing 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.


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