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STEP (SNAP Training and Employment Program)


For more information contact:
Donna Plummer
STEP Program Coordinator
[email protected]
541-956-7263
Adult Basic Skills
Lynne Hamblin
[email protected]
541-956-7392
Donna D'Inzillo
STEP Program Allied Health
[email protected]
541-956-7145

What is STEP?

STEP (SNAP Training & Employment Program) is a program offered throughout Oregon and here at Rogue Community College for individuals receiving SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits who are interested in pursuing employment and training opportunities closely matched with a job.

Who is eligible for STEP at RCC?

A student...
  1. Must be currently receiving SNAP (Oregon Food Assistance) benefits. (Check your eligibility here)
  2. Must be pursuing an education and/or training, job search activities or have an initial goal of working on basic skills including GED, basic skills brush-up or English Language.

What is STEP at RCC?

STEP at RCC is offered to students who are pursuing a qualifying degree or training with a specific job in mind and are currently receiving SNAP benefits and NOT TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families). Students in the STEP program receive support services to include:

College-Level Student

  • College and career success coaching
  • Enhanced academic advising
  • Career exploration and preparation with an RCC Counselor
  • Connections to college resources and tutoring
  • Local Community STEP Partnerships
  • Support services to include supplemental funding for:
    • Textbooks
    • Transportation
    • Childcare
    • Term laptop use

Adult Basic Skills/GED® Student

  • Career exploration and preparation
  • Enhanced advising and mentoring
  • Added support for students who continue on to complete a one- to two-year or less degree or certificate in career and technology fields
  • Connections to college resources and tutoring
  • Local Community STEP Partnerships
  • Support services to include supplemental funding for:
    • ABS fee waivers
    • GED® testing fees
    • Transportation
    • Textbooks
    • Concurrent enrollment college-level classes
    • Supplies/Equipment

How do I enroll in STEP at RCC?

If you are currently receiving SNAP benefits, please complete the online forms below. Participants who are determined eligible for STEP will schedule a time to meet with their assigned STEP Coordinator to develop a plan to meet their needs and goals.

-If you are not sure if you qualify for SNAP benefits (Apply for SNAP Benefits)

Contact Rogue Community College’s SNAP Training & Employment Program: [email protected]


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), disability, age, 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 responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or 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 the link¬†, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, 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 USDA by:

  1. mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
  2. fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email: [email protected]

 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.


For more information contact:
Donna Plummer
STEP Program Coordinator
[email protected]
541-956-7263
Adult Basic Skills
Lynne Hamblin
[email protected]
541-956-7392
Donna D'Inzillo
STEP Program Allied Health
[email protected]
541-956-7145