With the help of our dedicated volunteers, we distribute food to low and no-income individuals and families in communities all over Josephine County. We have changed the way we build food boxes by growing our own local grocery store produce in our garden at Raptor Creek Farm along with other established programs to end hunger in our community. Our local food bank has provided and distributed millions of pounds of food each year.
Support group for breast cancer patients and survivors. Located in Asante Women's Health Center.
Josephine County Food Bank's hunger relief efforts are available to aid and support all of our community members facing food insecurity and struggling with limited resources.
A service sponsored by the United Community Action Network serving Students are able to choose 10 items of clothing (including no more than two pairs of shoes), and will receive three pairs of socks and five pairs of underwear. An admit slip is required for each family every school year.
Our group provides emotional support, connection, information and resources for people with cancer and their caregivers. No registration required. Conference Room 2.
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) speak for foster children in the courtroom, representing solely the child’s best interests. They move mountains so that each child progresses as quickly and effectively as possible through the foster care system and into a safe, permanent home.
Free needle exchange services. Free naloxone/narcan. Free rapid-screening for HIV, hepatitis C, and syphilis. Free referrals, education, and support services for people living with HIV/AIDS. Located in Immanuel United Methodist Church.
Detecting and responding to new and emerging health threats. Tackling the biggest health problems causing death and disability for Americans. Putting science and advanced technology into action to prevent disease. Promoting healthy and safe behaviors, communities, and environment. Developing leaders and training the public health workforce, including disease detectives. Taking the health pulse of our nation.
Grants are awarded in the areas of human services, public safety, and faith based programs. The Foundation has an online application process, and the Foundation has a Spring and a Fall grant cycle. Applications are due on or before January 31 and July 31. Final grant decisions will be announced 9-12 weeks after each deadline.