If you are trying to create an Oregon Department of Human Services online account, we can help. In this article, we will walk you through the steps to successfully create Oregon DHS account to apply for food stamps benefits online.
In this post, we will cover:
- Oregon DHS Account Information
- How to Create Oregon DHS Account
- Oregon DHS Phone Number
- FAQs for Oregon DHS Account
This guide is for Oregon food stamp applicants that do not have an online DHS account. If you already signed up for an Oregon DHS online account and have a login, click here for help on how to login your Oregon DHS account. We will provide you with detailed, step-by-step instructions to help you login your account.
To find out how to create your Oregon DHS online account, continue reading below.
Oregon DHS Account
The Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) is responsible for administering government assistance benefits in Oregon. Currently, Oregon DHS serves the following benefit programs:
- Food Stamp Benefits (SNAP)
- Cash Assistance (TANF)
- Child Care Assistance (ERDC)
- Refugee Assistance
- Domestic Violence Victim Services
The state uses the Oregon DHS online application for an easy way to apply or reapply for food stamp benefits. The online application allows Oregon residents to apply for assistance benefits 24 hours, 7 days a week.
To apply for Oregon food stamp benefits online, you must create an Oregon DHS Account. For help on how to create your OR DHS online account, continue reading below.
Oregon DHS Create Account Guide
To sign-up for the Oregon DHS online application, follow the instructions below.
How to Create Oregon DHS Account
If you are trying to use the Oregon DHS online application to apply for SNAP benefits, follow the steps provided below to create an account.
1. Access the Oregon DHS Online Application
The first step when creating into your Oregon DHS account is to visit the OR DHS online application. The website can be found at apps.state.or.us/onlineApplication/.
Once on the site, click the “Create an Account and Apply for Benefits” link located on the left-side of the page. For help, please refer to the screenshot below.
2. Enter your Name and Email
Once you click the “Login to your Account” link, you will be taken to the Oregon DHS Account Setup page. Next, enter the following information:
- First Name
- Middle Initial
- Last Name
- Email Address
For help, refer to the screenshot below.
3. Create your User ID and Password
Once you have entered your information, proceed to step two and create your User ID and Password. This information will be used to login in your Oregon DHS online account.
Your Oregon DHS User ID must meet the following criteria:
- 8-25 characters long
- Can have numbers
- Cannot have spaces or symbols
- Are not case sensitive
Your Oregon DHS Password must meet the following criteria:
- 6-20 characters long
- Contain at least one number and letter
- Cannot be the same as your User ID
- Must not include spaces or symbols
- Are case sensitive
For help, please refer to the screenshot provided below.
4. Set your Security Questions
The final step when creating your account is to set up your secret security questions. These will be used to recover your account login information (User ID and Password) if you forget it.
Select two questions from the drop-down menu and provide your answer in the answer box directly below. See the screenshot below.
5. Login your Oregon DHS Account
When complete, click the “Create Account” button. You will receive a confirmation once your Oregon DHS account has been successfully created. You can now login to Oregon DHS account. For help logging in, click here.
If you are still having trouble creating or logging in your Oregon DHS account to apply for food stamp benefits, please contact customer service. Use the information provided below.
Oregon DHS Phone Number
For help with your Oregon DHS account, call Oregon DHS Customer Service phone number at 1-855-626-2050.
Please contact customer service with problems using the Oregon DHS online application including problems creating your account. A customer service representative will be able to assist you.
For additional help with your Oregon DHS account, read our frequently asked questions below.
Oregon DHS Account FAQs
For additional questions regarding your Oregon DHS account, read our FAQs.
What benefits can I apply for with the Oregon DHS online application?
You can only apply for food stamp benefits (SNAP) with the online application. To apply for Oregon Medical Benefits, click here to visit the online application.
How do I submit changes to my Oregon SNAP benefits?
Changes to your SNAP case cannot be submitted through the Online Application. If you need to report a change, please contact your local DHS office. Click here to find the Oregon DHS office near you.
How do I apply for Oregon food stamps?
You can apply for Oregon food stamp benefits online through the Oregon DHS online application. For more help on how to apply for Oregon food stamp benefits online, click here.
Can I save my application if I’m not complete?
Yes, you can save your food stamps application in your account by click the “Save” button. Be sure to save your application tracking number before exiting the online application.
You can return to the application by logging back into your account.
Can Oregon Food Stamps be used out of state?
Yes, you can use your Oregon food stamps in other states. There are no rules against using your EBT card outside of Oregon.
The Oregon Trail EBT Card will work at any store or ATM that accepts EBT cards in the United States, as well as the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Guam.
How do I check my Oregon EBT Card balance?
You can check the balance on your Oregon Trail EBT Card online, by phone or in-person. For more help, check out our post here.
Can I use my Oregon food stamps online?
Yes, you can use your Oregon food stamp benefits to purchase groceries online with your Oregon Trail EBT Card. For help on how to use your Oregon EBT Card online at Amazon and Walmart, click here.
Oregon DHS Account Help
We hope this post on how to create Oregon DHS Login was helpful to you. If you have any additional questions about your the Oregon DHS account or how to apply for food stamp benefits, please leave those in the comments section below.
Also, be sure to check out how you can save even more with your Oregon EBT Card. Did you know your Oregon EBT Card can get you discounts and freebies including deals on Amazon Prime and phone service?! Check out the Oregon EBT Card Discounts here.
Carrie is a lead writer and editor for Food Stamps Now. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from Salisbury University. Carrie specializes in content creation, website development, graphic design, SEO and content strategy for Food Stamps Now. She is passionate about helping low income Americans access the resources and information to improve their quality of life.