Crook and Jefferson county Oregon assistance programs
Apply for help at the Salvation Army of Prineville Oregon. Some programs may be able to offer emergency financial assistance for Prineville area residents only. It is a partnership with the local police department. Limited funds and cash can be used to pay for rent (people with eviction notices only), food vouchers, heating bills and utilities (severe need or disconnection only), medication (emergencies only), lodging (elderly and families with small children only), and limited gasoline service (strictly for emergencies, such as seeing a doctor, finding a job or addressing medical needs.) Call the Salvation Army at (541) 447-4168.
Full Service Outreach covers Crook and Jefferson County. The non-profit organization provides emergency supplies, advice, and information to members of the community. 548-5940
St. Vincent De Paul - Provides emergency assistance for expenses such as utilities, housing, and food to low income individuals and families who need help. Call 447-7662
NeighborImpact - The local community action agency can be called at (503) 548-2380.
- Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services funds the energy assistance program, and it is offered in partnership with Oregon HEAT as well as Cascade Natural Gas Company's Winter Help Program.
- Rental assistance - Direct cash may be offered (note funding is limited) or get information and referral for individuals and families to government programs and other local non-profit organizations.
- Foreclosure - An on site Housing Center offers foreclosure prevention workshops. Also meet with a housing counselor to discuss loan refinancing and loan modifications, as well as the federal government programs and options.