Oregon Department of Human Services, Self-Sufficiency Programs

Rule Rule 461-190-0310
Limits to the SNAP Employment and Training Programs


(1)

The OFSET Program ends for all individuals effective September 30, 2019.

(2)

The SNAP Training and Employment Program (STEP) is available to individuals in the SNAP need group (see OAR 461-110-0630 (Need Group)) who are:

(a)

16 years of age and older, and

(b)

Not Job Opportunity and Basic Skills (JOBS) program eligible.

(3)

For an ABAWD (see OAR 461-135-0520 (Time Limit and Special Requirements for ABAWD; SNAP)) residing in one of the SNAP time limit areas (see OAR 461-135-0520 (Time Limit and Special Requirements for ABAWD; SNAP)), the STEP components and activities must meet the following requirements:

(a)

The case plan (see OAR 461-001-0020 (Definitions; SNAP Employment and Training Components and Activities)) may not require more than 20 hours of activities per week.

(b)

Except for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) (see OAR 461-001-0020 (Definitions; SNAP Employment and Training Components and Activities)) and Workfare (see OAR 461-190-0500 (Workfare; SNAP)), an individual may not be required to participate in job search (see OAR 461-001-0020 (Definitions; SNAP Employment and Training Components and Activities)) activities more than nine hours per week. The balance of the 20 hours per week must be in work-related or training (not job search) activities.

(c)

The individual may participate in a Workfare program under OAR 461-190-0500 (Workfare; SNAP).
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Jun. 8, 2021