Financial Assistance for Individuals

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ModestNeeds.Org:  Self-Sufficiency Grants for individuals and families who are working and live just above the poverty level and are ineligible for most types of conventional social assistance. At least one adult member of household must be employed. The primary (largest) source of income for each applicant's household must be either income earned from employment; or child support payments; or Veteran's Benefits; or retirement income.                                                  Modest Needs Self-Sufficiency Grants


The Oregon Cares Fund: This fund is meant to provide the Black community with the resources it needs to weather the global health pandemic and consequent recession. The Oregon Cares Fund is for Black people, Black-owned businesses and Black community based organizations. Officially launches for applications on Moday, August, 24, 2020.                     Oregon Cares Fund


Unite Oregon COVID-19 Immigrant & Refugee Support Fund:  This fund supports immigrants, refugees, and asylum-seekers who have been excluded from other relief programs. Assistance includes food access, rent payment, and other essential needs. Funds go to community members in Multnomah County, Clackamas County, Tigard, Beaverton and Jackson County. "The best way for people to request assistance is by contacting us directly by phone. We have limited funding so we prioritize the needs of those that do not have access to other COVID -19 resources." from UniteOregon.                                                                                                            Multnomah County: 503-287-4117                                                                                                    Washington County: 503-828-9736                                                                                                        Rogue Valley (Jackson County): 541-772-4029 


Oregon Worker Relief Fund: The fund provides temporary disaster relief to Oregonians with financial need and who are excluded from the federal unemployment insurance program due to their immigration status.                                                                                                                       Oregon Worker Relief Fund