KLAMATH 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.
355 Timbermill Drive
Suite 120
Klamath Falls, OR 97601
Eligibility: 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 8am-5pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (541) 833-5511 Main phone
  • (541) 883-5587 FAX
  • (541) 883-5692 TTY/TTD
  • (800) 249-6345 Toll-free
FEES: None
INTAKE PROCEDURE: An applicant can apply online, contact a local office, or print and fill out the application. The printed application can be faxed, mailed, dropped off at a local office, or emailed to SSP.StatewideWorkshare@dhsoha.state.or.us.
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: Klamath and Lake Counties
Services:
  • TANF
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KLAMATH SELF SUFFICIENCY OFFICE