Housing and Human Services Programs

Address
151 W. 7th Ave, Room 560
Eugene, OR  97401

Phone
541-682-3798

Fax
541-682-3760

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 am to 5:00 pm


Poverty and Homeless Programs 

Lane County Human Services helps the most vulnerable in our community by providing programming in areas of children and youth development, basic needs and housing services, as well as cultural and linguistic accessibility. During calendar year 2015, we assisted 59,734 individuals of all ages in 24,891 households through our poverty and homeless programs and an additional 21,178 individuals in 10,582 households through energy assistance services.

Poverty Programs

Our anti-poverty services assist homeless and low-income households find a path out of poverty. The range of services provided includes:

Community Service Centers with four locations in Eugene, Springfield, South and West Lane County: emergency basic needs assistance, homeless prevention services, energy assistance and linkage to mainstream benefits and resources for low income households.

Homeless Access Centers for homeless families, homeless single adults, homeless youth, domestic violence survivors: emergency basic needs assistance, rapid rehousing and linkage to mainstream benefits and resources for homeless households.
  • Early Childhood Programs: parent training, child abuse services
  • Hunger Relief Services: food distribution, meal sites, food boxes
  • Cultural and Linguistic Access: services for low income Latinos with limited English proficiency

Homeless Programs

Services for homeless individuals, youth and families include: emergency shelter transitional housing and permanent supportive housing programs with support services for people with disabilities.

Other specializing services include:

  • Emergency Shelter during extreme weather shelter from November to March to accommodate the need for additional emergency housing when temperatures drop below 30 degrees.
  • Runaway and homeless youth ages 17 and under, emergency shelter and family reconciliation services.
  • Domestic violence emergency shelter and advocacy services.
  • Rapid re-housing rental assistance at Homeless Access Centers.
  • Homeless prevention rental assistance at Community Services Centers.