DALLAS CHILD WELFARE AND SELF-SUFFICIENCY OFFICE
TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES (TANF)
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.
190 W Ellendale Avenue
Dallas, OR 97338
Eligibility: For low-income families with children under age 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 US citizen or qualified non-citizen. Parents without US citizenship can apply for benefits for children who are US citizens.
Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30am-5pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (503) 623-5526 Main phone Self-Sufficiency
  • (855) 503-7233 Child Abuse Hotline
  • (503) 623-8118 Main phone Child Welfare
  • (503) 623-4655 TTY/TTD
  • (503) 623-5526 Main phone Self-Sufficiency
  • (503) 623-4655 TTY/TTD
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: Marion, Polk, and Yamhill Counties
Services:
  • TANF
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DALLAS CHILD WELFARE AND SELF-SUFFICIENCY OFFICE