Executive Director- Unite Oregon

About the job Position Description: Executive Director – Unite Oregon Reports to: Executive Board Schedule: Full-time FLSA Status: Exempt ABOUT Unite Oregon Unite Oregon/Unite Oregon Action was founded in 2002 in the response to anti-Muslim, immigrant, and refugee sentiment in the wake of 9/11. In 2016, the organization merged with a nonprofit Read more…

SNAP Food Benefits May Update

Starting in March 2020, the federal government approved Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) emergency allotments to give recipients additional support during the COVID-19 pandemic There are two important federal changes to the SNAP Emergency Allotments in May 2021 Households that are already receiving the maximum SNAP benefits for their household Read more…

Mental Health Resources

Mental health support is available from Lines for Life, a suicide prevention organization with specific resources for youth, military personnel and their families, and those affected by substance abuse problems. Visit here or call one of their helplines Suicide Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 In Spanish: 1-888-628-9454 Alcohol and Drug Helpline: 1-800-923-4357 Military Helpline: 1-888-457-4838 Senior Loneliness Line: 503-200-1633 Youthline: 1-877-968-8491 or text Read more…

Pandemic EBT Update

Oregon has been approved to provide Pandemic EBT for the 2020-21 school year. This round of Pandemic EBT provides families financial support to cover the cost of school meals during school closures, reduced hours and attendance, or remote learning.  Pandemic EBT benefits are provided automatically to children: That are approved Read more…