The Department of Human Services is open to help Oregonians navigate this public health crisis together. We encourage you to take advantage of online applications, if you are able, or call/email a local ODHS office.
Oregon has been working collaboratively with licensed long-term care settings to do everything possible to protect residents and staff from the coronavirus. If someone in a facility gets the virus, we are ready with even greater protections for residents, staff and people who may want to become new residents of that facility.
Older adults and people with disabilities are at higher risk for serious health consequences if they contract the coronavirus and have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic. We can connect you with information and resources that may be able to help you during this time.
We all need to come together to support the children and families in our communities who may be facing new stresses and challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. From childcare assistance to guidance for foster parents, we’re working to help families stay healthy, safe and stable.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created unique challenges and circumstances for everyone. No matter who you are or where you come from, all Oregonians deserve to live healthy and safe lives free from discrimination.
ODHS will issue maximum allotments to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients on Dec. 11. They will be available to use on Dec. 12.Learn More
All Oregonians can apply for food, cash and child care assistance provided through ODHS from home without having to visit an office in person.Learn More
Oregon received approval to allow Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Disaster SNAP recipients in 23 counties to purchase hot or prepared foods from authorized SNAP retailers until Dec. 31, 2020.Learn More
Accessibility: Everyone has a right to know about and use Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) programs and services. DHS provides free help. Some examples of the free help DHS can provide are: sign language and spoken language interpreters, written materials in other languages, Braille, large print, audio and other formats. If you need help or have questions, please contact us at ADA.email@example.com.