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  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

    Information about eligibilty for TANF benefits based on the continued absence of one or both parents. Read More

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    Oregon Law Center and Legal Aid Services of Oregon
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  • Oregon TANF Program

    The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program provides cash assistance to low-income families with children while they strive to become self-sufficient. The program's goal is to reduce the number of families living in poverty, through employment and community resources. Get more information and an application form at this website. Content Detail

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    Oregon Department of Human Services
  • Temporary Assistance for Domestic Violence Survivors (TA-DVS)

    Information about funds that might be available through the Oregon DHS TA-DVS program for domestic violence survivors if needed for safety. These funds may also be available for domestic or sexual assault survivors or stalking survivors. Read More

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    Oregon Law Center and Legal Aid Services of Oregon
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  • Verification (Proof)

    Whenever you apply for public assistance (such as SNAP benefits, TANF, etc.), DHS or the DSO will ask you for verification. What is verification? Find out here. Read More

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    Oregon Law Center and Legal Aid Services of Oregon
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  • How to Write an Affidavit PDF

    An affidavit is a written statement that is notarized. If you need to provide a written statement from someone with personal knowledge about what you are trying to prove, and this person cannot testify in person, you can use an affidavit. Includes instructions, sample and blank affidavit form. Content Detail

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    Oregon Law Center and Legal Aid Services of Oregon
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  • Self Advocacy - How to Get Through the Maze of Welfare

    This pamphlet gives helpful tips for dealing with all Oregon welfare programs. Read More

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    Oregon Law Center and Legal Aid Services of Oregon
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