questions about financial assistance 503-472-0457

One Time Financial Assistance Program

Direct Client Assistance Fund

The Direct Client Assistance fund is a program that offers households access to funds once per year. This program does not accept rental assistance requests.  Short-term case management is also offered to promote ongoing stability.

Funds are used for one-time, self-sufficiency needs such as:
•    Transportation Assistance (driver’s license, car repair, registration, title, bus passes)
•    Employment related needs
•    Utility Assistance
•    School/Training related needs

To be eligible, households must be at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Line.
Household of 1 - $17,655
Household of 2 - $23,895
Household of 3 - $30,135
Household of 4 - $36,375
Household of 5 - $42,615
Household of 6 - $48,855



Call the front desk at 503-472-0457 on Monday at 8:30 am to schedule an intake appointment. Three appointments are scheduled a week and appointments are made on a first come, first served basis Monday mornings.


Elderly Assistance Fund

The Elderly Assistance Fund provides one-time financial assistance to seniors in Yamhill County. This program is targeted towards persons 60 years and older. Call 503-472-0457 and ask for the case manager of the day to see if appointments are available for this program.

Elderly Assistance Video

Newberg and Dundee Water

YCAP operates funds from Newberg and Dundee water to assist households in these community with one-time assistance to pay a past due water bill. Call or walk-in to get more information about how to access these programs.




Spotlight Story

A single mom secured a job, but needed consistent transportation to stay employed. YCAP’s Direct Client Assistance Fund assisted her with getting her insurance started, as she had not yet received her first paycheck. A YCAP Case Manager worked with her to make sure that owning a car was within her budget and they found a way to reduce some of her other expenses. Through this assistance, she was able to maintain her job.