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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As of March 9, 2021, Trump’s discriminatory, expanded Public Charge rule is permanently BLOCKED, and is no longer in effect anywhere in the United States.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.

Job Opportunities and Basic Skills (JOBS) Program

Information about the Job Opportunities and Basic Skills (JOBS) Program for people receiving TANF benefits.

JOBS Support Service Payments from DHS

Information about JOBS Support Service payments - which are supplemental payments to cover costs that will help families find or retain a job.

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.

A Legal Guide for Oregon Advocates

A reference tool for advocates who work with domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking survivors in Oregon.

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

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

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.

How to Write an Affidavit

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.

Self Advocacy - How to Get Through the Maze of Welfare

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

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