Last Updated on September 14, 2023 by Lori Pace
These are the programs of public and private companies in Oregon that can give assistance to single moms in times of need.
Assistance For Single Moms In Oregon
Free Medical Care
The Northeast Community Health Center provides free health screening and basic medical services to the medically underserved community. African Americans and low-income neighborhood residents are their priority. Contact them at (503) 287-4932 to learn more.
Visit this page to see Portland’s resources.
Utility Bill Assistance For Single Moms
The Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) is a federally funded program to assists low-income households in paying for their home heating bills. Contact 800-453-5511 for assistance, and visit the Oregon Government website to learn more.
Grow Your Own Food
This program encourages you to grow your own food in order to provide yourselves with fresh, nutritious, and healthy food. Visit this page to learn more about growing food in Oregon.
This assistance that provides unemployment insurance until hired again can help those fired from their jobs, but it wasn’t their fault. Working with the state and county services to practice skills and get more employment choices is encouraged while receiving benefits. Visit their website or call Bend (541) 388-6207, Portland (503) 292-2057, or Salem (503) 947-1500 to learn more.
Prescription Help for Single Mothers
The Oregon Prescription Card provides discounts when buying at pharmacies to all residents of Oregon. The program can supplement health insurance plans like Health Savings Accounts (HAS), High Deductible Plans, and Medicare Part D to save on non-covered drugs. The card has no expiration, and there is no application needed. Get your Oregon Prescription Card through the Oregon Xcard website.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) For Single Parents
SNAP Oregon is a federal program for low-income individuals and families. This program is to provide those in need with supplemental food budget through an Electronic Benefits Transfer system by using an Oregon Trail Card. Start your SNAP application online, find their services by county, or call 503-945-5600 or 800-723-3638
Oregon Healthy Kids
Healthy Kids and Teens is a program that provides healthcare to uninsured children and teens because their parents cannot afford it. Visit their website or call 800-699-9075 to learn more about the program.