CANYON VILLE SELF-SUFFICIENCY OFFICE
TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES (TANF)
The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program provides cash assistance to low-income families with children while they strive to become self-sufficient. Cash assistance is intended to meet a family's basic needs such as food, clothing, shelter and utilities. TANF recipients may be able to participate in the Jobs Opportunity and Basic Skills (JOBS) program, which assists with obtaining a high school diploma or GED, as well as job preparation and life skills.
245 N Main Street
Canyonville, OR 97417
Eligibility: For low-income families with children under the age of 18 or pregnant women in the 9th month of pregnancy. To qualify for TANF, families must have very few assets and little or no income. Must be a U.S. Citizen or qualified non-citizen. Parents without U.S. Citizenship can apply for benefits for children who are U.S. Citizens.
Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-noon and 1pm-5pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (541) 839-6901 Main phone
  • (541) 839-6907 FAX
  • (541) 839-6901 Main phone
  • (541) 839-6907 FAX
INTAKE PROCEDURE: Print and fill out application and mail or take to your local DHS self-sufficiency office or visit your local DHS office to apply in person.
FEES: None
DOCUMENTS: Proof of ID, proof of income, Social Security Numbers (SSN) for all members of the family who want benefits, proof of immigration status (if applicable). If you are applying for someone else and not for yourself, you do not need to bring proof of immigration status or SSN for yourself.
LANGUAGES: English, Spanish, interpretation by arrangement
AREA SERVED: Douglas County
Services:
  • TANF
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CANYON VILLE SELF-SUFFICIENCY OFFICE