Oregon Money Management Program

The Oregon Money Management Program (OMMP) is funded by the Oregon Department of Human Services and offered statewide through regional sponsors.  Coordinated by Easter Seals Oregon, the OMMP is offered free of charge to low-income residents of Coos and Curry counties age 60 and over.  Services are provided by trained, certified, and supervised volunteers.

Coos Elderly Services, Inc., the regional sponsor of The Oregon Money Management Program, has partnered with Easter Seals Oregon, the State Coordinating Agency of the OMMP, with financial support from the Oregon Department of Human Services.

Representative Payee Services- Coos Elderly Services is appointed by the funder (Social Security, VA, etc.) to manage the client’s account.  All bills and bank accounts are handled by the program.  Participants may have input with their finances, however, Representative Payees will have final determination in distribution of funds.

Bill Pay Assistance- Volunteers will only assist with the organization of bills, bank statements, and reconciliation of participants account.  All bills and bank accounts are under the participant’s control.  This program is NOT responsible for any bank fees or charges or any late payment fees assessed by creditors.  Full responsibility for these accounts lay solely on the owner of the account.  This service is provided on a case-by-case basis.

 

For more information about these programs, please contact us at (541) 756-1202.

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED FOR THE OREGON MONEY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM!

Direct Service Volunteers
Direct Service Volunteers work with program clients either on a one-to-one basis by providing bill pay services or in-office as representative payees.  These volunteers help create budgets, pay bills, and write checks.  A minimum commitment of 2 hours per month for one year is required.
Team Leader Volunteers
Team Leaders work under the direction of the Regional Coordinator.  Tasks include: recruiting and mentoring volunteers, matching clients and volunteers, and substituting for volunteers who are temporarily away. A minimum commitment of 8 hours a month for one year is required.
Office Aide Volunteers
Volunteer office aides work in Regional Sponsor offices assisting the program coordinator with data entry, filing, answering phones, processing mail, and other day-to-day administrative duties.  A minimum commitment of 3 hours a week for one year is required.
If you are interested in volunteering with the Oregon Money Management Program, please contact us at (541) 756-1202 or complete the Volunteer Application.

 

 

 

 

 
   
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