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.

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.