Oregon Money Management Program
The Oregon Money Management Program provides free assistance to adults, age 18 and over, with personal money management tasks through specially trained and certified volunteers. Program services are personalized, confidential and safe.
In Lane County, Money Management Program services are offered through Senior & Disability Services, a division of Lane Council of Governments, in partnership with the State of Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS).
Program Overview Video
To view a promotional video that provides an overview of the Oregon Money Management Program, please visit https://vimeo.com/127092936
- Promote independent living and self sufficiency
- Preserve dignity
- Prevent homelessness
- Protect against financial abuse and fraud
Services are offered to eligible individuals who are at least 18 years of age. Priority is given to those with limited income and assets.
For individuals who receive federal benefits such as Social Security, Veterans Benefits, and Railroad Benefits, and are unable to manage their federal funds on their own.
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For individuals who remain in control of their personal finances, but need short-term help to maintain financial stability. This service is typically limited to three months, though ongoing assistance may be available.
- Staff and volunteers are screened, trained, certified and supervised
- Strict confidentiality is maintained
- DHS provides training and operational oversight to local program offices
- Client accounts are monitored monthly to ensure appropriate use of their funds
- Client’s funds are protected from loss due to mistakes or misuse by program volunteers and staff
FOR MORE INFORMATION
If you know someone that needs help contact Senior & Disability Services at:
For information on the Money Management Program in other areas of Oregon, contact the Aging and Disability Resource Connection at 1-855-673-2372.
If you or someone you know is interested in volunteering for the Money Management Program in Lane County or other related volunteer opportunities, please visit the Senior & Disability Services Volunteering webpage at: http://www.sdslane.org/326/How-Can-I-Help.