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Internet Links to Websites, Online Applications, and downloadable PDF Applications for Oregon Public Resources

*Resource page updated as new resources are identified and based on website user feedback.  Please use the contact page to suggest resources for the page.


Employment Verification Form- required by all employers to verify identity of new employees.  The form includes a list of forms that are approved to use as I.D.  by applicants. 


Oregon Voter’s Registration Card Online Application

*Card may be used on I-9 form by employers and it is free to apply

Click this Link for a Screencast of How to Apply:


Obama Telephone-application

The link below leads to the application for a free “Lifeline” cellular telephone.  Participation in another public assistance program such as S.N.A.P, TANF, OHP, etc. is required to verify each applicant’s financial need for the free telephone.  The telephone usually has unlimited text ability but not unlimited talking minutes.  The telephone is great to utilize when looking for housing and looking for a job.


Oregon Food Handlers Card

*A 20- question multiple-choice test to receive a 3 year certification that costs only $10

*A great way to add a new Certification to one’s resume for a small cost

* Link below to .pdf file of Food Handlers Manual Highlights

FoaFood Handlers Manual Highlights

*Link to Food Handlers Card website to study for and take the exam and a handy printable instructional manual that details how to pay for the certification and print your card after passing the exam.

Food Handlers Test Process Template


OLCC Servers Permit- 

  • Online training and testing link
  • Student handbook .pdf link
  • Waiver form for people with criminal charges that have completed treatment

OLCC Student Workbook

OLCC Servers Permit Eligibility Form


Oregon SNAP Benefits (Oregon Trail Card)


Oregon DHS CRIMS Background CheckCriminal Charges List

The link below takes you to a .pdf form that lists all of the charges that makes a person ineligible to work at businesses that provide direct care to people of 65 years old and/or under 18 years old, people with developmental disabilities, also referred to as vulnerable populations.  This is worth downloading and reading carefully because this background check applies to all Senior Living Community jobs and many Healthcare Industry jobs, which make up large part of the job market in many parts of Oregon.



Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)– Tax Credit available to Employers for Hiring Ex-Felons and People Receiving Public Assistance including Oregon Trail Card, TANF, Vocational Rehabilitation services, or Veterans of Military Service


Federal Bonding Program

A Federal Bond offered to employers to hire a non-bondable individual.

Federal Bonding can cover job applicants denied (or potentially denied) commercial bonding due to:

  • Arrest, conviction or imprisonment
  • Alcohol or drug abuse
  • Poor credit history
  • No employment history
  • Dishonorable discharge from the military
  • Any other reason that make the job seeker “not bondable”


Job Fairs in Oregon

The link above is to a regularly updated page with Job Fair dates and locations all over Oregon.


Process and Cost of ordering DMV Driving Records sometimes requested by Employers:


Oregon DOC Client Food Handlers Card Online Card Replacement Request form

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