Family Resources

WIC:

WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children. This public health program is designed to improve health outcomes and influence lifetime nutrition and health behaviors in targeted, at-risk populations. Nutrition education is the cornerstone of the WIC Program.

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OHP/Healthy Kids

The Oregon Health Plan (OHP) provides health care coverage to low-income Oregonians through programs administered by the Division of Medical Assistance Programs (DMAP). Currently, more than 600,000 people each month receive health care coverage through the Oregon Health Plan.

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Cribs for Kids:

Is an organization that embarked on a program to help reduce the risk of SIDS and to prevent other sleep related deaths. Cribs for Kids have more than 420 partners across the US that offers a safe sleep environment below retail cost, parent education and advocacy. OCDC is the first partner in Oregon; through this partnership OCDC is helping every baby sleep safer. For more information please visit the link below:

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If you need help giving your baby a safe place to sleep, download this form to apply for assistance with a crib, sheet or sleep sack (en español).

Oregon Food Bank:

OFB works with a cooperative, statewide network of partner agencies to distribute emergency food to hungry families. We fight hunger’s root causes through public policy advocacy, nutrition and garden education and work to strengthen community food systems. To locate the nearest food bank see the link below.

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Resources For Immigrant Families

Free Legal Assistance

Oregon Law Center: www.oregonlawcenter.org

Legal Aid Services of Oregon: www.lasoregon.org

Tax Assistance

CASH Oregon: www.cashoregon.org

Low-Income Taxpayer Clinics: http://taxpayeradvocate.irs.gov/about/litc

Public Benefits Assistance

Public Benefits Hotline: 1-800-520-5292

Immigration Assistance

AILA Oregon Chapter: www.ailaoregon.org/know-your-rights/

BIA Accredited Representatives and non-profits: https://www.justice.gov/eoir/page/file/942306/download#OREGON

Reporting notorio fraud or immigration scams

Oregon State Bar: 1-800-452-8260 https://www.osbar.org/upl/notario.html

Reporting ICE activity

AILA Oregon Chapter Liaison: Anna Ciesielski (503) 548-1575

ACLU of Oregon Immigration Headline: (971) 412-ACLU or (971) 412-2258

Family Preparedness and Know Your Rights

Latino Network, Family Preparedness Packet: https://www.latnet.org/community-resources

Catholic Legal Immigration Network Inc., KYR Packet: https://cliniclegal.org/resources/know-your-rights

National Immigration Law Cetner, KYR info: https://www.nilc.org/get-involved/community-education-resources/know-your-rights/

Locating a detained family member

ICE online detainee locator system: https://locator.ice.gov/odls/homePage.do

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project: https://www.nwirp.org/get-help/ (253) 383-0519 Tacoma office