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Know the Facts about "Public Charge"

As of March 9, 2021, Trump’s discriminatory, expanded Public Charge rule is permanently BLOCKED, and is no longer in effect anywhere in the United States. Now, immigrants can safely get public benefits that support their health, nutrition, and housing without fear of impact on their immigration status.

Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Questions and Answers about the federal Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and what it means for Oregon workers.

Family Leave in Oregon (OFLA, OMFLA, FMLA)

Information about the Oregon and federal laws that give employees 12 weeks per year of unpaid family leave for certain purposes, such as the birth of a child or serious medical conditions. And the Oregon Military Family Leave Act (OMFLA) that gives military personnel unpaid leave per deployment for some purposes.

Oregon Long-Term Care Ombudsman

The Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman investigates and resolves complaints made by or on behalf of residents of nursing facilities, adult foster care homes, residential care facilities, or assisted living facilities.

Programs and Services for Seniors & Persons with Disabilities - Oregon DHS

Programs and services available to assist senior and people with disabilities, including: Alzheimer's Resources, For Family Caregivers, Community-Based Care, Help in Your Home, Spousal Impoverishment Law, Estate Administration Program, Elder Abuse Investigation, Elder Financial Exploitation, Financial and Medical Assistance.

CSU - Client Services Unit

The Client Services Unit (CSU) of the Oregon Health Authority provides information, referral and assistance resolving problems regarding medical coverage, the Oregon Health Plan, and billing problems. The toll-free number is 1-800-273-0557.

Oregon Disaster Legal Services

Resources, information and legal help for Oregon disaster survivors.

Oregon Helps on 211Info.org

Find out if your family might be able to get help from 33 state and federal programs. This website also gives you a list of the agencies and contact information in every county in Oregon.

Governor's Advocacy Office (Ombudsman)

The Governor's Advocacy Office at the Department of Human Services is part of the Department's Director's Office and serves as the Ombudsman for the Department's programs and services. The Children's Ombudsman is also located in this office.

The Oregon Health Plan

The Oregon Health Plan provides health coverage to eligible low-income Oregonians. Find out about this program and how to apply.

Medical Coverage - Affordable Care Act

Information about health care benefits and federal help to pay medical costs under the Affordable Care Act, (also known as Obamacare).

Oregon Healthcare.gov

Resources to help you apply for health insurance and financial help through Oregon's Affordable Care Act program.

Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance (SHIBA)

SHIBA volunteers help Medicare beneficiaries understand their rights and options in insurance, so that they can make informed choices.

Medicare Interactive

Free interactive online resource to help people with Medicare, caregivers, and health care professionals stay current on changes to Medicare due to health reform.

Medicare and You

This official government booklet includes: a summary of Medicare benefits, coverage decisions, rights and protections, and answers to the most frequently asked questions about Medicare. Available to download as a PDF document and an audio podcast.

Medicare Part D

Link to official Medicare website for Medicare Part D information.

Oregon Prescription Drug Program

The OPDP is a state-sponsored program that enables Oregonians who are uninsured or under-insured to purchase prescription drugs at discounted prices. Learn more about this program and how to apply.

Prescription Drugs - NeedyMeds

Information about patient assistance programs, including Pharmaceutical Discount Cards, to help people who can't afford to purchase medicines obtain health supplies, medication and equipment.

Generic Drugs

Information about generic prescription drugs and how their use might save you money.

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