Self-Sufficiency

2020 Transmittals

 

Transmittal # Issue
Date
Effective
Date
Subject

SS-IM-20-028(pdf)

12/17/2020 12/17/2020 Alert regarding scam targeting of SNAP recipients

SS-PT-20-030(pdf)

12/15/2020 12/15/2020 Advance Copy of OSSP Administrative Rules that will be effective 01-01-21, unless otherwise noted. These rules will be included in the SSP rules site by January 1, 2021

SS-IM-20-027(pdf)

12/14/2020 12/14/2020 REF Cash Extension

SS-PT-20-029(pdf)

(updated 03/16/21)

02/12/2021 02/12/2021 Temporary ERDC eligibility change, $0 copays extended
SS-IM-20-026(pdf) 12/04/2020 12/04/2020 Income from Coronavirus Relief Funds - One-time Child Care Provider Supplemental Payment
SS-IM-20-025(pdf)
(obsoleted 10/7/21)
11/25/2020 11/25/2020 REF, REFM and TANF Program COVID rule: $10,000 resource limit extended to align with state of emergency extension.
SS-IM-20-024(pdf) 11/24/2020 11/20/2020 Authorization to purchase Prepared/Hot Foods with SNAP benefits

SS-PT-20-028(pdf)

11/13/2020 11/13/2020 TANF JOBS Microenterprise

SS-PT-20-027(pdf)

11/05/2020 11/05/2020 Quarterly updates to the Family Services Manual
SS-IM-20-023(pdf) 11/03/2020 11/03/2020 Work Number Income Verification Changes

SS-PT-20-026(pdf)

10/29/2020 10/29/2020 Child Support Changes

SS-PT-20-025(pdf)

10/27/2020 10/27/2020 Authorization to purchase Prepared/Hot Foods with SNAP benefits

SS-PT-20-024(pdf)

10/27/2020 10/26/2020 HR 8337; Extending Certifications; Interim Change Reports and Mid Certification Reviews
SS-AR-20-017(pdf) 10/20/2020 10/20/2020 DSNAP Program Details & Guidance
SS-IM-20-022(pdf) 10/19/2020 10/19/2020 Reported employment for TANF and other transitional benefits

SS-PT-20-023(pdf)

10/09/2020 10/09/2020 Absent day expanded coverage of wildfire related closures

SS-PT-20-022(pdf)

10/01/2020 10/01/2020 Office of Self Sufficiency Programs Family Services Manual Advance Copy (including some Aging and People with Disabilities programs)
SS-IM-20-021(pdf)
(updated 03/10/21)
10/01/2020 10/01/2020 TANF/JOBS Re-Engagement Update
SS-IM-20-020(pdf) 09/29/2020 09/29/2020 Income from $300 Lost Wage Assistance program and $120 paid leave program

SS-IM-20-019(pdf)

(updated 10/07/20)

09/25/2020 09/25/2020 Extension to deadline to request replacement SNAP benefits
SS-AR-20-016(pdf) 09/15/2020 09/15/2020 SNAP time limits waiver

SS-PT-20-020(pdf)

09/15/2020 09/15/2020 Temporary ERDC eligibility change, distance learning during COVID-19 pandemic
SS-IM-20-018(pdf) 09/15/2020 09/15/2020 Heat and Eat Program
SS-IM-20-017(pdf) 09/15/2020 09/15/2020 SNAP Cost of Living Adjustments (COLA) and Standard Utility Allowance (SUA) Ajdustments for October 1, 2020 (Annual Standards Change)
SS-IM-20-016(pdf) 09/10/2020 09/10/2020 Replacement of SNAP benefits due to a disaster – Not a Presidentially declared disaster
SS-IM-20-015(pdf) 09/01/2020 09/01/2020 Income from Oregon $500 relief and Oregon Cares Fund for Black Relief and Resiliency

SS-PT-20-019(pdf)

09/01/2020 09/01/2020 Temporary ERDC eligibility change, $0 copays extended
SS-IM-20-014(pdf)
(updated 01/21/21)
08/27/2020 08/27/2020 REF, REFM, and TANF Programs COVID rule; end dates and permanent filing

SS-PT-20-018(pdf)

(obsolete)

08/26/2020 08/26/2020 Changes to No-Interview Waiver Effective 9/1/20
SS-IM-20-013(pdf) 08/14/2020 08/14/2020 Early Learning Division child care pilot program, Baby Promise

SS-PT-20-017(pdf)

07/23/2020 07/23/20 Update related to SNAP COVID-19 waivers
SS-AR-20-015(pdf) 07/21/2020 07/21/2020 Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation Payments ending
SS-IM-20-012(pdf) 07/15/2020 07/15/2020 Revision of OHP 7210 Application Packet Materials
SS-AR-20-014(pdf)
(updated 10/29/20)
07/08/2020 07/08/2020 Field process for TANF cases converted to ONE during rollout

SS-PT-20-016(pdf)

07/01/2020 07/01/20 Individual Required to Help Division of Child Support Obtain Support from Non-custodial Parent; TANF

SS-PT-20-015(pdf)

06/26/2020 06/26/20 SNAP COVID-19 waivers ending 06/30/2020
SS-AR-20-013(pdf)
(updated 08/17/20)
06/16/2020 06/16/2020 TANF JOBS plans during IE ONE conversion
SS-IM-20-011(pdf) 06/15/2020 06/15/2020 OAR chapter 410-200 rule amendments

SS-PT-20-014(pdf)
(updated 07/01/20)

06/15/2020 06/15/20 Office of Self Sufficiency Programs Family Services Manual (including some Aging and People with Disabilities programs)

SS-PT-20-013(pdf)

06/15/2020 06/15/20 Advance Copy of OSSP Administrative Rules that will be effective 07-01-20, unless otherwise noted. These rules will be included in the SSP rules site by July 1, 2020

SS-PT-20-011(pdf)
(updated 10/06/20)

05/26/2020 05/26/2020 Temporary ERDC eligibility changes; COVID-19 state of emergency period
SS-AR-20-012(pdf) 06/15/2020 06/15/2020 New Form for Requesting Child Support Verification
SS-AR-20-011(pdf) 06/15/2020 06/15/2020 Oregon Minimum Wage Increase for 2020
SS-AR-20-010(pdf) 06/05/2020 06/05/2020 The instructions outlined in this transmittal are now outdated.

SS-PT-20-012(pdf)

05/28/2020 05/28/20 Pandemic EBT

SS-PT-20-011(pdf)

05/26/2020 05/26/20 Temporary ERDC eligibility changes; COVID-19 state of emergency period
SS-AR-20-009(pdf) 05/15/2020 05/15/2020 'COV' case descriptors required for new ERDC cases

SS-PT-20-010(pdf)

05/07/2020 05/07/20 Telephonic applications for ERDC; COVID-19

SS-PT-20-009(pdf)

05/04/2020 05/01/20 Coordinating MAGI/APD Determinations During the COVID-19 Emergency Period
SS-IM-20-010(pdf) 04/24/2020 04/24/2020 OCCS/MAGI Medical policies and guidance during COVID-19 emergency period
SS-AR-20-008(pdf) 04/23/2020 04/23/2020 COVID-19: 'COV' case descriptor to be used in UCMS

SS-PT-20-008(pdf)

(updated 01/05/21)

04/21/2020 04/21/2020 SNAP interview requirements waived until 12/31/2020 & tips on Emergency Allotments
SS-IM-20-009(pdf) 04/16/2020 04/16/2020 Updated guidance for OCCS/MAGI Medical policies related to countable income during the COVID-19 emergency period

SS-PT-20-007(pdf)

04/15/2020 04/15/2020 Office of Self Sufficiency Programs Family Services Manual (including some Aging and People with Disabilities programs)

SS-PT-20-006(pdf)

04/15/2020 04/15/2020 Case Plan Activities and Standards for Support Services Payments; JOBS,  Pre-TANF, REF, REP, SFPSS, TANF
SS-IM-20-008(pdf) 04/14/2020 04/14/2020 Verbal Release of Information Guidance
SS-IM-20-007(pdf) 04/10/2020 04/10/2020 TA-DVS temporary rule authorizing narrated telephonic signature

SS-IM-20-006(pdf)

(updated 01/26/21)

04/08/2020 04/08/2020 Emergency allotments for SNAP Households (COVID-19)
SS-IM-20-005(pdf)
(corrected 04/17/20)
04/03/2020 04/03/2020 OCCS/MAGI Medical policies and guidance during COVID-19 emergency period

SS-IM-20-004(pdf)

(obsoleted 10/7/21)

04/03/2020 04/03/2020 TANF Temporary rule; allowing filing date and application process by phone, waiving 415 and JOBS overview at intake, higher new applicant resource limit, suspending DQ, MQ, and CS, and clarification on verifying IEVS screens.
SS-AR-20-007(pdf)
(obsolete, see above for more recent guidance)

03/26/2020 03/26/2020 SNAP time limits suspended

SS-PT-20-005(pdf)
(obsolete, see above for more recent guidance)

03/25/2020 03/25/2020 SNAP waiver allows households an extended certification period and waives requirement to complete interim change or mid-certification reports
SS-AR-20-006(pdf) 03/24/2020 03/24/2020 JOBS Plus (PL) guidance during current state of emergency
SS-AR-20-005(pdf) 03/23/2020 03/23/2020 OCCS/MAGI medical policy updates in response to COVID-19 emergency
SS-AR-20-004(pdf) 03/20/2020 03/20/2020 Ending Active Disqualification in the TANF Program
SS-IM-20-003(pdf) 03/18/2020 03/18/2020 SSP Guidance to Field related to COVID-19

SS-PT-20-004(pdf)

03/16/2020 03/16/2020 Temporary changes to DHS child care assistance programs; COVID-19 pandemic

SS-PT-20-003(pdf)

03/13/2020 03/13/2020 Advance Copy of OSSP Administrative Rules that will be effective 04-01-20, unless otherwise noted. These rules will be included in the SSP rules site by April 1, 2020
SS-IM-20-002(pdf) 03/13/2020 03/13/2020 Miscellaneous updates for MAGI Medical
SS-AR-20-003(pdf) 02/28/2020 02/15/2020 SNAP time limits and ABAWDs

SS-PT-20-002(pdf)

02/19/2020 02/19/2020 Federal Poverty Guidelines Update- ERDC, SNAP, TANF, OCCS Medical
SS-AR-20-002(pdf) 02/19/2020 02/19/2020 OCCS/MAGI Medical manual eligibility notices revised
SS-AR-20-001(pdf) 02/19/2020 02/19/2020 Process change for High Needs Child Care payment eligibility
SS-IM-20-001(pdf) 02/19/2020 02/19/2020 Support Service Guide now available on SSP TANF Staff Tools

SS-PT-20-001(pdf)

01/16/2020 01/16/2020 Expedited SNAP Application Processing Time Frames