Oregon Department of Human Services, Self-Sufficiency Programs

Rule Rule 461-165-0070
Immediate Issuance of Benefits

Clients whose cases are new, reopened or restored are eligible for immediate issuance of benefits if the standard procedure for issuing benefits would not meet an emergent need of the client, as provided in this rule.


A client with an emergent need is entitled to immediate cash benefits.


A client eligible for expedited SNAP service (see OAR 461-135-0575 (SNAP Expedited Services)) is entitled to receive the benefits within seven calendar days after filing an application.

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Jun. 8, 2021