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).
Promote independent living and self sufficiency
Protect against financial abuse and fraud
Services are offered to eligible individuals who are at least 18 years of age and have 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.
Bill Pay Service
For individuals who remain in control of their personal finances, but need short-term help, or in some situations, on-going assistance to maintain financial stability. This service is typically limited to three months.
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.
VOLUNTEERING 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/volunteering.