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STEP – SNAP Training & Employment Program

If you receive benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) our STEP program can provide financial support as you meet your education and career goals.

STEP Eligibility: Must currently be receiving SNAP benefits (not TANF)

STEP provides support with:

  • Success coaching that provides academic and personal support as you pursue your goals
  • Tuition and fees
  • Clothing, books and other required items
  • Transportation costs
  • Testing and licensing Fees
  • Testing fees and transportation costs for GED and ABE students – GED program FAQ’s
  • Job search support including interview and resume preparation
  • NEW! STEP may also be able to assist with car repairs, utilities, and other living expenses

Opportunity Programs Director


Jenny Case

503-842-8222 ext. 1160

We have several programs to choose from, which include…

Applying for SNAP Benefits

Community Resources to Support You

Below please find information and updates regarding SNAP benefits as well as helpful resources being offered through local and state agencies.  You can click on the links to each resource that are highlighted in blue.

  1. Oregonians statewide can use their SNAP benefits online to buy groceries at Amazon or Wal-Mart. For more information on purchasing food from Amazon using your EBT card click this link to Amazon.
  2. The Employment-Related Day Care program (ERDC) helps eligible low-income families pay for child care while they are working. More information here. 
  3. The Tillamook YMCA has a Community Care Line that can be called for any reason, and it’s a great way to locate resources. The number is 503-374-0750.
  4. Another great resource is the Community Information Center which can be reached by dialing  2-1-1 or by visiting their website. Information on childcare, food pantries, meal sites, unemployment and more is provided by zip code.
  5. TBCC has a student food pantry here at the college currently in room 106 that will be open Monday – Friday 9 AM – 5 PM.

If you are in need of resources not listed here please reach out to Jenny Case.

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. 

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the agency (state or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. 

To file a program discrimination complaint:

A Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at:, from any USDA office, by calling 833-620-1071, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. 

The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to one of the following:

Food and Nutrition Service, USDA
1320 Braddock Pl, Rm 334
Alexandria, VA 22314

833-256-1665 or 202-690-7442


Funding for this project was provided by the United States Department of Agriculture. USDA is an equal opportunity employer, provider and lender.

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