Oregon TANF (temporary cash assistance) assists low-income families with minor children and pregnant women through cash assistance for basic needs.
They require work-eligible recipients to participate in JOBS employment and training programs for at least 30 hours a week.
FAQ’s about temporary cash assistance in Oregon
What are the qualifications for welfare in Oregon?
- U.S. citizen or legal alien, or permanent resident
- Live in Oregon
- Responsible for a child under 19 years of age
- Unemployed or underemployed (working for very low wages)
- Have income and assets below TANF limits
How much TANF can I get in Oregon?
Families qualified for TANF have few assets and with little or no income. A family of three receives monthly $506 from Oregon.
How long can I get TANF in Oregon?
Oregon limited the dependency on TANF assistance to 5 years (60 months)
How do I apply for welfare in Oregon?
If you qualify, your monthly benefits will go through an electronic EBT card (Oregon Trail Card).