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HOW CAN YOU HELP?

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Join A Work Group

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Become a Volunteer

CURRENT PROJECTS

Annual PIT Count


The Annual PIT data is available

CoC Program Competition: Projects Accepted


Eleven projects were submitted to the CoC for consideration by the August 7, 2019 deadline. The Rating and Ranking Subcommittee of the CoC accepted 8 projects, one of which was accepted with a reduced amount.

Domestic Violence Bonus Project: Community Works

CoC Bonus Project: Rogue Retreat

New Project: Options for Helping Residents of Ashland (OHRA)’s Ashland Housing Match

Renewal Project: Rogue Valley Council of Governments’ Home at Last Program

Renewal Project: ACCESS’ Woodrow Pines

Renewal Project: Community Works’ TLP Program (reduced)

HMIS Project: Jackson County CoC

CoC Planning Grant: Jackson County CoC

CoC Program Competition: Projects Rejected


Eleven projects were submitted to the CoC for consideration by the August 7, 2019 deadline. The Rating and Ranking Subcommittee of the CoC accepted 9 projects, one of which was accepted with a reduced amount (as noted below). Two projects were rejected.

Expansion Project: Rogue Valley Council of Governments’ Home at Last Program (rejected)

Renewal Project: Community Works’ TLP Program (reduced)

SSO Only Project: Community Alliance of Tenants: Safe Housing Project (rejected)

UPCOMING EVENTS

January 2nd 2020

 Point in Time Count Volunteers Needed

We need your help with the annual Point in Time Count to survey and support our neighbors who are homeless! Please note the following training and event schedule. Unless otherwise noted, all these events, including the training sessions, assembly of backpacks, and distribution of supplies (backpacks and surveys) will occur at ACCESS’ Olsrud Nutrition Center at 2020 Cardinal Way, Medford. Everyone participating in the survey needs to attend one training.

SCHEDULE


PIT Survey Training (choose one) – for all who will be conducting surveys Friday, January 10th 10 am to 11 am

PIT Survey Training (choose one) – for all who will be conducting surveys Friday, January 17th 10 am to 11 am

PIT Count Set Up & Backpack Assembly Friday, January 24 10 am to 4 pm

Distribution of Supplies on the Day of Count Monday, January 27th 4 pm

First Street Team Begins Surveys Monday, January 27th 5 pm until approximately 10 pm

Greenway Survey Team Monday, January 27th TBA – estimated start time is 10:30 pm at Medford Police Department

Surveys at Meal Sites & Community Agencies Entire Week of January 27th


If you are willing to help with any of these functions, please contact George Jarvis at 541-414-0305 or gjarvis@accesshelps.org stating how you will participate. Email is the preferred method of contact.

September 10th 2019

What Homeless Families Need To Know

Homeless and in need of educational services for your children? Children in homeless situations have the right to education under the McKinney-Vento Act. Please click on these links for information provided by Maslow Project, the local liaison for McKinney-Vento.

In Spanish: http://www.maslowproject.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/What-Families-Need-to-Know-Homeless-Info-SpanText.pdf

In English: www.maslowproject.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/What-Families-Need-to-Know-Homeless-Info-EngText.pdf

June 10th 2019

How to apply for the HUD 2019 Continuum of Care Competition

The Jackson County Continuum of Care (CoC) announces the local competition for the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funding as outlined in HUD’s FY 2019 Continuum of Care Notice of Funding Availability.

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