About Oregon Food Stamps Program
SNAP is currently the most effective and helpful food assistance program that has been helping thousands of households in different states of the country. This program has been launched to help the low budget families and individuals get food to ensure a healthy living. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program was also known as the food assistance. Alongside providing financial assistance to buy food, the program also provides access to the healthy diet and also educating people on the nutrition and food preparation. All the Oregon households can apply for the Oregon SNAP program. However, there are the certain eligibility requirements that they will have to meet to get the food benefits.
Eligibility Requirements For Oregon SNAP Program
To determine whether or not a household or an individual is eligible to get the food benefits, there are the basic rules and eligibility standards set by the federal government. To know, if you can be the one to qualify for this program, you can get help from the OregonHelps Program pre-screener that can give you a clear idea about your eligibility. You can also go through the 211info website, from where you can also get an idea on your eligibility. However, the general eligibility requirements are that you need to be a resident of the state of Oregon and you must also be having the income resources at or below the instructions of the federal government.
Here is a detail of what income limits a household needs to have, to be eligible for the Oregon Food Stamps program:
|Household Members||Maximum Yearly Income Level|
|For an Additional Member||+ $5,408|
If you are someone who has been suffering from any disability or if you are a senior citizen, then you can get in touch with the local Oregon ADRC by dialing their number 1-855-ORE-ADRC (1-855-673-2372). Or, you can also visit the website of ADRC by clicking here. For more information or guidelines on the program eligibility, we recommend you to get in touch with the local office. If you are still uncertain about your eligibility, then you should still apply for the program because the applications are accepted from all the Oregon residents.
If you are a student, then the state has created some additional specific requirements for you that you can know by clicking here.
How To Apply For Oregon Food Stamps Program
To apply for the Oregon Food Stamps program, there are several methods that you can follow. You have the option to submit your SNAP application online, you can also visit the local office to apply in person, and you also have the option to fax or mail the application to them. Do you want to know about the three available options? Let’s discuss.
Online Food Stamps Application
To apply online for the Oregon Food Stamps program, you need to copy the below mentioned simple steps on your computer:
- To apply online, click here. This will take you to the OREGON.gov website where the online applications are accommodated.
- To apply for the “Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program,”.” you first need to create and account there. So, click “Create an Account and Apply for Benefi.”
- After you have created the new ID, just login.
- After you log in, just click the “START NEW APPLICATION” button on the screen.
- Now, read the important information about the program, and after that, click “START NEW APPLICATION” again.
- Read the “Discrimination” and click “Next.”
- Now, read the important “Things to Know” information provided on this page, and then click “Next.”
- Identify yourself on this page with an appropriate selection, and then click “Next.”
- Provide your personal information on this page, select the “Food Benefits” program, provide your contact information, and then click “Next.”
- Provide your household information and click “Next.”
- Review your household summary, and edit the information if needed. Click “Save & Continue” after that.
- Now, provide the general information on this page, and then click “Next” again.
- Read the “General Information Summary” and edit if needs. Click “Save & Continue” after that.
- Provide the social security information and click “Next.”
- Now, tell them more about every person of your household on this page. Click “Next” after that.
- Review the “Individual Information Summary” and click “Save & Continue” button.
- Now, provide your income from working information and click “Next.”
- Provide your jobs information, and then click “Next.”
- Choose if you are doing another job and click “Next.”
- Provide the “Household Resources” details, and click the button “Next.”
- Provide information about your other income and click “Next.”
- Provide the additional revenue information and click “Next.”
- Go through the “Income Summary” and click “Save & Continue” button.
- Go through the “Shelter Costs” and click “Next.”
- Go through the “Shelter Assistance” options and click “Next.”
- Got through the “Utility Costs” and click “Next.”
- Select the most appropriate answer on “Utility Costs” once again and click “Next”.
- The same way, you should provide the income and resource information to submit the application.
If you don’t want to apply online, then you can follow the below procedures:
In Person Application And Via Mail Or Fax
First, you should click at below link to download the Oregon Food Stamps application. After you get the application form, you will need to print it and fill it with the information that we have discussed above in the online process. After you have completed the application form, you can:
- Visit the local DHS self-efficiency office and submit the application form there.
- Mail or fax the application form at the local DHS Self Sufficiency Office.
You will also have to give an eligibility interview if your applications are accepted. In the interview, you will also have to provide the proof of the given information that you have provided in the application form. Once you are found eligible, you will start receiving the benefits within 30 business days. The benefit amount will be transferred to your EBT Card that you can use to buy food.
Fax: (202) 690-7442
U.S. Department of Agriculture,
1400 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Director, Office of Adjudication,
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410