Southern Oregon

BASE: Black Alliance and Social Empowerment

BASE is a volunteer nonprofit community organization that provides events, community information-sharing, connection, support, and resources that work towards the well-being and advancement of Black people living in Southern Oregon.

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Contact information:
325 S. Riverside, Suite 4435 Medford, OR 97501


A free 24-hour crisis, support, and helpline for youth. YouthLine is a teen-to-teen youth crisis and support service provided by Lines for Life—a non-profit dedicated to preventing substance abuse and suicide. YouthLine operates a national helpline that provides crisis support and referrals via call, text, and chat. The YouthLine is answered by teen volunteers daily from 4 pm-10 pm PST (and by adults at all other times!). Translation services are available upon request.

Contact information:
877-968-8491 Text: teen2teen to 839863
24/7 Teens available 4-10 pm

Josephine County Educational Fund

501©3 non-profit organization that provides scholarships and grants to students, schools, and organizations throughout Southern Oregon. Administer of the funds of College Dreams. Community conduit to raise funds for needed infrastructure projects.

Contact information:
By appointment

Project Youth+

Project Youth+ prepares low-income, first-generation and underrepresented youth to thrive in school, college and careers.
We use resilience-development strategies that are personalized to meet the strengths, preferences, and challenges of each individual.
Our Project Youth+ advisors provide long-term school outreach services year-round to build healthy relationships, establish a college-going peer culture, promote academic excellence, introduce key success skills, and facilitate interactive group activities from a grade-by-grade College & Career Preparation Curriculum.
Formerly College Dreams.

Contact information:
789 NE 7th St, Grants Pass, OR 97526

Max’s Mission

Many families throughout this country and our own community here in the Rogue Valley have been effected by the opioid epidemic. Family, friends, neighbors and partners lives have been turned upside down. Perhaps you have been effected directly or indirectly. We have created this non-profit organization to do just that through Overdose Education and Free Distribution of the life saving medication, Naloxone to friends and families in need.

Contact information:
PO Box 1145 Jacksonville, OR 97530

Division of Child Support–Oregon Department of Justice

Apply for child support. Pay child support. Modify an existing child support order. Resources for enforcement. Medical support resources. This location has a TouchPay Kiosk.

Contact information:
310 E 6th St., Suite 300 Medford, OR 97501
Monday-Friday 8 am-5 pm

Social Security Administration–Medford

Social Security has provided financial protection for our nation's people for over 80 years. Chances are, you either receive Social Security benefits or know someone who does. With retirement, disability, and survivors benefits, Social Security is one of the most successful anti-poverty programs in our nation's history.
We are passionate about supporting our customers by delivering financial support, providing superior customer service, and ensuring the safety and security of your information — helping you secure today and tomorrow.

Contact information:
3501 Excel Dr Suite 101 Medford, Oregon 97504
Monday/Tuesday/Thursday/Friday 9 am-4 pm Wednesday 9 am-12 pm