Food Stamps (SNAP)
Food Stamps is Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) for low-income families in Oregon. The program transfers its benefits through an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card.
Oregon LIHEAP provides financial assistance to low-income families in Oregon so that they can meet their home energy expense. The qualified households will receive assistance with bill payment, weatherization, and case management.
The Oregon Health Plan is federal and state funded health care coverage program, mainly used by low-income families who are in need to quality health care services. This program is administered by Oregon Health Authority which also created similar programs for specific social groups like uninsured children (CHIP) or senior citizens (OHP Plus).
Unemployment insurance benefits in Oregon provide temporary financial relief to unemployed residents of Oregon during the period of unemployment. In order to receive these benefits, applicants should not be unemployed through a fault of their own. You can file an application online in order to receive unemployment benefits in the state of Oregon if you have worked past 12-18 months in the state and have earned minimum wages. While receiving the benefits, you should actively search for new employment.
The Oregon weatherization assistance program (WAP), is a federally sponsored program that helps low-income families in the state to reduce their energy costs by implementing energy efficiency measures. By implementing these energy efficiency measures individuals are able to reduce the amount of money spent on fuel and other forms of energy, this helps to reduce the proportion of income spent on energy related utility bills.
Oregon WIC is Special Supplemental Nutrition program for women, infants, and children living in Oregon and facing nutrition risk, whether diet risk or medical risk.