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AMERICAN COUNCIL OF THE BLIND
Provides information and referral on non-medical aspects of blindness, post-secondary scholarship assistance, support to consumer advocates, guide dog information, and some legal information on matters relating to blindness.

Also publishes two magazines, "The ACB Braille Forum" and "The ACB E-Forum." "The ACB Braille Forum" is available in Braille, large print, and digital cartridge, as well as via email and podcast, and may be downloaded at www.acb.org. The ACB E-Forum is available via email and podcast, and may also be downloaded from the website.
1703 N Beauregard Street
Suite 420
Alexandria, VA 22311
Eligibility: People who are blind or visually impaired. For scholarships, student must be legally blind in both eyes.
Hours: National Hotline: Monday-Friday 11am-2pm
CLARK COLLEGE
CLARK COLLEGE VETERANS RESOURCE CENTER
Provides general information about VA education benefits, advises and facilitates VA eligibility, and assists eligible persons in applying for VA education benefits. Serves as a liaison between the school and the Department of Veterans Affairs to maintain compliance with all VA education regulations and continuing receipt of benefits for eligible students. Tuition waivers available.

Services include:
-VA Education Benefits Assistance information for veterans and family members of veterans
-Application Information to Colleges/Universities, and Student Financial Aid
1933 Fort Vancouver Way
Vancouver, WA 98663
Eligibility: Veterans, dependents, reservists, National Guard, and Active Duty
Hours: Monday-Thursday 8am-5pm, Friday 8am-4:30pm
FEDERAL STUDENT AID
FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID (FAFSA)
Federal Student Aid, an office of the US Department of Education, provides grants, loans, and work-study funds for college or career school. Manages the student financial assistance programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965.
400 Maryland Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20202
Eligibility: Must meet all of the following Basic Eligibility Criteria:
-Demonstrate financial need (for most programs)
-Be a US citizen or eligible non-citizen and have a valid Social Security number
-Be registered with Selective Service (males ages 18-25)
-Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a regular student in an eligible degree or certificate program
-Maintain satisfactory academic progress in college or career school
-Have a high school diploma or recognized equivalent (e.g., GED, home school, enrollment in an eligible career pathway program)
Hours: Monday-Friday 5am-8pm, Saturday/Sunday 8am-2pm, closed most holidays
FEDERAL STUDENT AID
FOSTER YOUTH TUITION & FEE WAIVER
Tuition and fee waiver available to eligible foster youth students for the equivalent of 4 years of undergraduate study.
400 Maryland Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20202
Eligibility: Foster youth must have been in the legal care and custody of DHS (or one of the nine federally recognized Tribes in Oregon) for at least 180 days after age 14 and did not exit substitute care prior to the age of 16.

Oregon’s Department of Human Services (DHS) will work with the community colleges, Oregon public universities and Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) to notify them of student's eligibility for fee waiver.
Hours: Application deadline: October 1-June 30 of the award year, or the student’s last day of class for the academic year (whichever is earliest)
HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING COMMISION OFFICE OF STUDENT ACCESS AND COMPLETION
OFFICE OF STUDENT ACCESS AND COMPLETION (OSAC)
State agency providing grants, scholarships, and information on financial aid for higher education. Scholarships and grants are available for undergraduate and graduate degrees through community college and public and private university programs.

Also administers ASPIRE, a mentoring program that matches adult volunteer mentors with middle and high school students to develop a plan to help them meet their education goals beyond high school.
3225 25th Street SE
Salem, OR 97302
Eligibility: Oregon residents; specific eligibilty varies by program
Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5:00pm
MT HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE
VETERAN SERVICES
The office of Veteran Affairs at MHCC provides support and services in navigating educational benefits. If they cannot assist on site, they can make referrals to agencies that can.
26000 SE Stark Street
Gresham, OR 97030
Eligibility: Veterans, Active Duty, Reserves, National Guard, and Veterans dependents and/or survivors.
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND
Consumer organization of blind people working together to improve opportunities for the blind and the understanding of blindness by the general public. Helps blind and visually impaired individuals achieve independence and equality by providing information and referral, employment information, literature, scholarship programs, and a blindness-related adaptive equipment store. The Free White Cane Program provides rigid fiberglass canes.
200 E Wells Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
Eligibility: Primarily blind and visually impaired individuals, but sighted persons may also join

Free White Cane Program: Must be blind or visually impaired, must be requesting the cane for personal use, and it must have been more than 6 months since a previous white cane request
Hours: Varies by chapter
National office: Monday-Friday 5am-2pm
OREGON STATE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
OREGON STATE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES CHILD WELFARE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
INDEPENDENT LIVING PROGRAM (ILP)
The Independent Living Program (ILP) helps youth who are, or were, in foster care to become self-sufficient adults. It gives an opportunity to learn valuable skills necessary to make a successful transition from state and Tribal custody to living on their own in the community. Services through the ILP helps with building skills to live on your own, provides funds for continuing education and assistance with housing.
500 Summer Street NE
Suite E67
Salem, OR 97301
Eligibility: Current or former foster children ages 16-20. Call your caseworker or local Child Welfare office for more information
Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY
OSU COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
CENTER FOR ADVANCING FINANCIAL EDUCATION
Provides advice, resources, and information to navigate college and make financial decisions, including self-study modules and coursework. Topics include paying for college (billing, financial aid, scholarships, and other resources), identity theft prevention, creating a budget, post-college financial planning, and more.
2751 SW Jefferson Way
Corvallis, OR 97331
Eligibility: Unrestricted
Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Some services available outside of usual hours by arrangement.
URBAN LEAGUE OF PORTLAND
YOUTH PROGRAMS
The Urban League of Portland conducts youth programs that include interactive academic and real-world experiences that help students develop leadership, life, and social skills, self-esteem, and cultural pride. Urban League Youth programs are designed to prepare youth to be successful and encourage them to pursue post-secondary education and professional careers. Youth program services include listings of college scholarships, job readiness training, employment services, and internship opportunities.
10 N RUSSELL STREET
Portland, OR 97227
Eligibility: Ages 12-25. Urban League focuses on serving the African American community and other communities of color.
Hours: Hours vary
WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILIES
VANCOUVER CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILIES OFFICE
EDUCATION/TRAINING VOUCHER PROGRAM
Provides up to $5,000 per year to eligible foster care youth who have left foster care or are likely to leave foster care because they have turned 18 for education-related costs including but not limited to tuition, fees, books, housing and transportation. Applicants must reapply every year. Funding is granted based on need, available resources and proof of academic progress.
907 Harney Street
Vancouver, WA 98666
Eligibility: Youth who have been emancipated from the Washington state foster care system or who were in foster care and adopted after age 16 and are enrolled or plan to enroll in an accredited post-secondary education/training program anywhere in United States
Hours: Monday-Friday 7am-4:30pm
YAMHILL COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP
DIRECT CLIENT ASSISTANCE FUND (DCAF)
The Direct Client Assistance Fund (DCAF) is composed of private contributions intended to assist individuals and families with needs not otherwise met through other social service programs or funding. Assistance is generally limited to $100-$300 and may include:
-Work-related needs: special licensing, required clothing or footwear, tools
-Transportation: car insurance, car repair, tires, licensing
-Education: testing or training fees, books
-OHP premiums

Does not assist with rental or heating costs.
1317 NE Dustin Court
McMinnville, OR 97128
Eligibility: Must be low-income (at or under 150% of poverty guidelines), although temporary circumstances will be taken into consideration. Assistance decisions are made based upon the following considerations:
-The presenting need must not be the result of the client’s voluntary action
-The assistance, if granted, together with other available resources, must be sufficient to resolve the need
-The presenting need must not be indicative of a continuing need which will result in continuing requests for financial assistance
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm
HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING COMMISION OFFICE OF STUDENT ACCESS AND COMPLETION
OFFICE OF STUDENT ACCESS AND COMPLETION (OSAC)
MT HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE
VETERAN SERVICES
OREGON STATE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
INDEPENDENT LIVING PROGRAM (ILP)
OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY
CENTER FOR ADVANCING FINANCIAL EDUCATION
URBAN LEAGUE OF PORTLAND
YOUTH PROGRAMS
YAMHILL COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP
DIRECT CLIENT ASSISTANCE FUND (DCAF)