Community Action Partnership of Oregon increases resources and opportunities to ensure that all Oregonians thrive.
~ Our Mission

Latest CAPO News

  • $350,000 Immediately Available to Help Homeless Veterans

    SALEM, OR – Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) in partnership with the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs is pleased to announce the release of $350,000 in resources to provide immed

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  • UCAN AmeriCorps Team Ramps up for the 2017/18 Service Year

    New member orientation on August 30 for United Communities AmeriCorps, a program of the United Community Action Network (UCAN), was a dynamic mix of learning about the history of national service, civ

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  • Three generations combat isolation, loneliness as Senior Companions

    In 1983, Evva Smith Young, a recent 74-year-old widow, became a Clackamas County Senior Companion, offering friendship and in-home assistance to isolated seniors and people with disabilities in the co

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  • Client Story – Cherrie and Eric Schwartz, Energy Assistance & Weatherization

    Young love is what brought Eric and Cherrie Schwartz to Central Oregon in 1971. A love of family, fresh air, and their charming log home is what kept them here. So when the couple’s heating system f

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Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time.
~ Marian Wright Edelman, Founder and President, Children’s Defense Fund