As of March 9, 2021, Trump’s discriminatory, expanded Public Charge rule is permanently BLOCKED, and is no longer in effect anywhere in the United States.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.
Information about the Oregon and federal laws that give employees 12 weeks per year of unpaid family leave for certain purposes, such as the birth of a child or serious medical conditions. And the Oregon Military Family Leave Act (OMFLA) that gives military personnel unpaid leave per deployment for some purposes.
Programs and services available to assist senior and people with disabilities, including: Alzheimer's Resources, For Family Caregivers, Community-Based Care, Help in Your Home, Spousal Impoverishment Law, Estate Administration Program, Elder Abuse Investigation, Elder Financial Exploitation, Financial and Medical Assistance.
Information about what you can do if you are denied eligibility, coverage, or services (including the failure to provide an interpreter when needed) under the Oregon Health Plan (OHP).
If you are from Micronesia, Palau, or the Marshall Islands and you can't afford health insurance, you may qualify for a new, low cost, health insurance offered by the State of Oregon. Contact Oregon healthcare.gov to sign up or find a community partner to help you sign up by December 15.
SHIBA volunteers help Medicare beneficiaries understand their rights and options in insurance, so that they can make informed choices.
Many non-U.S. citizens and undocumented immigrants ARE eligible for public assistance! The relationship between immigration status and eligibility for government benefits (such as food stamps, medical coverage, and cash assistance) is complicated. Learn more through this resource.
Some Basic Information About Income Cap Trusts.
Charity Care is financial assistance for medical services. If you cannot afford to pay your hospital bill, you may be eligible to have part or all of the bill forgiven as Charity Care.
Does someone in your household require ongoing medical care? Are you worried your electric, natural gas or telephone service might be disconnected? If you are, you should know that Oregon's regulated utilities offer a program to allow special payment arrangements to avoid having your telephone, electric and gas service from being shut off if you fall behind on paying your bills. If you have questions about this program, call the Oregon Public Utility Commission, Consumer Section at 1-800-522-2404.
Most people in the U.S. are required to have health insurance or pay a tax penalty beginning in 2014. People who qualify for an exemption don’t have to pay the penalty. Please download the attached flyer with addresses and links to organizations that can help.
Medicaid coverage for long-term care for persons who are not married.
Information about Medicaid coverage for married persons for long-term care for you or your spouse.
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.