Bodhi shares his story and reflects on how the right support can change lives for the better.
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Take a deep dive into homelessness in Southern Oregon.
Jaycob explains the Multnomah Department of County Human Services Weatherization Program.
During the COVID crisis, MWVCAA has been placing unsheltered households into hotels throughout Marion and Polk County (largely in Salem) to help prevent disease transmission.
It’s appalling, frustrating and disheartening that such a statement needs to be made. However, the recent deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and so many other black people as well as the legacy of violence and hate against black people in America, have made it necessary. We also recognize that racism is not… Read more »
Source: Oregon Housing and Community Services News Release May 18, 2020 SALEM, OR – The economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic has left many Oregon families without resources to pay rent, buy food, make utility payments, and provide other necessities. OHCS’ COVID-19 Rent Relief Program provides much needed rent assistance for people who have experienced… Read more »
This is Michael and his puppy Rodney, two of NeighborImpact’s shelter guests this winter. We spoke to Michael recently about his story of homelessness here in Central Oregon. 5 years ago Michael was a normal Oregonian, he had a job, a car, a house. However, after his wife died and other circumstances occurred he had… Read more »
Community Action Partnership of Oregon (CAPO) and Community Action Agencies throughout the state are thankful to have received nearly $1 million from the first round of the Oregon Community Recovery Fund, hosted by the Oregon Community Foundation (OCF). This rapid action by OCF and its partners will enable Community Action to provide flexible resources quickly… Read more »
At each Board of Directors meeting, I like to close the meeting with a “mission moment” by reading some recent comments submitted by our clients. These comments give me the chance to ground all of us to the impact Community Action has on the people and community we serve. It’s moments like these that I… Read more »
A Community Action of Washington County (CAO) weatherization success story.