Summer resources for students & families -- food, clothes, emergency shelter, housing, case management support.
Looking Glass (for youth ages 11-24): Free, hot breakfast (8:30-9:30am) & lunch (12-4pm), clothes, shoes. Staff are amazing and can help youth with pretty much anything they need (e.g. apply for food stamps, get on health insurance, apply for jobs, etc).
Hours: 8:30am-5pm Monday-Friday.
Contact: 508 E. Whiteaker Avenue, Cottage Grove
They have a 24/7 youth crisis line (541-689-3111 - call/text) if youth need someone to talk to. They also have a youth shelter in Eugene for youth under age 18. Call/text the crisis line to get into the shelter, or just show up (931 W 7th Ave, Eugene, OR 97402).
Summer Food Program: There are four places in town for youth under age 18 to get free breakfast and lunch Monday-Friday.
Bohemia Elementary School - Breakfast 8:30-9;00; Lunch 11:30-12:30
CGHS - Breakfast 8:00-8:30; Lunch 11:30-12:30
Gateway Apartments - Lunch 12:00-12:30
Harrison Elementary - Lunch 11:30-12:30
Community Sharing: Laundry vouchers, energy assistance, housing vouchers, clothes, and a food pantry. 1440 Birch Avenue, Cottage Grove. Hours: 11-3:30. On Thursdays and Fridays they have a Spanish-speaking employee on site.
Housing Help for Families and Students age 18+:
St Vincent de Paul: https://www.svdp.us/what-we-do/affordable-housing/
Catholic Community Services: https://www.ccslc.org/housing-help
Homes for Good (Lane County Housing Authority): https://homesforgood.org/
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