Financial and Documentation Support Resources

The following are Possible Temporary Support Services (for those that qualify):

Benefits Finder:  this online questionnaire will help you discover federal benefits you may be eligible for.  The short video may help you fill out the Benefits Finder.

Benefits.Gov "Benefits Finder" How To Video

Oregon Student Loan Help (Oregon Department of Financial Regulations)

Resources for Student Loan Debt Repayment (Benefits.Gov)

Military Saves


211 … housing/shelter (paying rent or finding housing), utility help, child care support, groceries and food, cash benefits, healthcare, legal, transportation, immediate help for domestic violence, immigrant and undocumented community support, pet supplies, and more

  • TTY Dial 711
  • Call 866-698-6155
  • Text your zip code to 898211 (TXT211) (English and Spanish)
  • Email: (English and Spanish)

Access … provides food, warmth, shelter, and other essential services to Jackson County’s low-income children, families, seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities.

Bank On Oregon … program that provides help finding safe and affordable bank accounts.  They also have tools and programs to manage your finances.

Family Self Sufficiency Program (FSS) – Jackson County  … program that provides Housing Choice Vouchers so participants can set and reach the goals of becoming self-sufficient through personalized dynamic supportive services

Refugee Housing Solutions: For Refugees – Refugee Housing Solutions:  Increasing access to dignified affordable housing for refugees and other newcomers to the United States.

Financial Services for Consumers  … the Oregon Department of Financial Regulations (DFR) offers free services such as managing finances, protecting finances (e.g. fraud), loans and debt help, along with assistance choosing financial professionals.

First-Time Parents Benefits … this article by provides benefits for first-time parents including child care, early childhood development, health, and nutrition support.

Homelessness Resources … this article by shares resources for housing, healthcare, and food access.

Housing (Federal) Programs … this article by provides a quick overview of the Federal Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) and loans/grants to repair a family house.

Income Tax Help … Filing assistance for income taxes.

I.V. Hope Village (Cave Junction) … I.V. Living Solutions provides resources and opportunities to those experiencing homelessness in the Illinois Valley, Oregon.

Josephine Housing and Community Development Council is the local housing authority in Josephine County Oregon. Our agency provides rental assistance to low income families in the county through HUD’s Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program

Low-Income Seniors – Benefits.Gov there are many government programs available to help elderly people. In this article, Benefits.Gov will review options that can help you pay for medical expenses, food, and other items.

Maslow Project … support for youth (21 or under) or parent of school age children or younger and needing a safe place to stay. Additional ongoing support services are also available.

Managing Benefits for Loved Ones … for jobseekers who are assisting family members.

Oregon Health Plan (OHP) … find an assister to help you make sense of healthcare insurance needs.  You can also email 

Recovery Café … provides hope and stability for those struggling with addiction through recovery planning and long-term support

Resources for Moms… resources on children, family, healthcare, and medical

Rogue Retreat … housing and homeless support in Medford including the Foundry House in Grants Pass

Salvation Army Jackson or Josephine County … for id assistance/discretionary funds (personal expenses and gas cards)

Set Free Mission … for laundry services

Supplemental Nutrition ​Assistance Program (SNAP) … eligibility and applying for grocery-related benefits.

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Benefits … Benefits.Gov provides information on SSDI including what it is, who is eligible, and application information.

Student Benefit (Federal) Programs … navigating education and its costs can be challenging, this article provides an overview of Federal options.  For additional information, you can also visit Rogue Careers.

St Vincent … housing assistance, food, “urban rest stop” for homeless (shower and laundry facilities), dental/medical screenings, and advocay/social services

Teresa McCormick Center … help connect you with resources including: rental assistance, food pantries/free meals, energy assistance, shower locations and more

UCAN … child & family support, food assistance, healthcare, utilities, housing and possible financial support

Unete: resources for agricultural workers and the Hispanic community. 541 245 1625,

Unemployment Insurance (Oregon) Claims:

United Way (Jackson and Josephine Counties) … can assist with education completion, possible financial and transportation assistance