Consumer Credit Counseling of Douglas County
Free, confidential planning sessions addressing the following areas: Debt
management, wise use of credit, kids and money, money management, credit and
divorce, and other related topics.
Phone: 541-673-3104 or 1-800-417-3104
Coos, Curry, Douglas Business Development Corporation
Promotes economic development in the three county districts through financial
assistance and management consulting for local business, industrial recruiting,
and other forms of direct assistance to the private sector; as well as job-generating
public works projects. Business financing is also done in Jackson and Josephine
Phone: 541-672-6728 or toll-free in Oregon 1-800-452-6010
Department of Human Services, Self-Sufficiency Program –
A One-Stop Resource Center
The focus of the Self-Sufficiency Program is to assist as many families
and individuals as
possible to achieve independence from public assistance. Those who apply for
public assistance and are capable, are assisted in gaining and retaining
employment. While pursuing this goal, eligible clients have access to the
following services (***additional requirements will also be evaluated in
determining eligibility for services):
Food Stamps - Provides food stamp assistance to low income families and
individuals to raise their level of nutrition. Must meet Federal guidelines
regarding income and resource levels. Amount of assistance is based on a sliding
Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) - Provides cash payments and
medical assistance to low-income families. Primarily serves single parent
households and two parent households that meet eligibility
JOBS Program - Provides services to prepare people eligible for Temporary
Assistance for Needy Families for employment. Services include Job Search,
Life Skills, Work Experience, Adult Basic Education, and specific occupational
Employment Related Day Care (ERDC) - Assists low-income families with a
childcare subsidy based on a sliding fee scale. Serves single parent households
and two parent households where both parents are employed at the same time.
Medical Assistance Programs - Provides medical coverage to low-income
families and individuals who meet specific eligibility requirements.
Applications can be accessed by calling 1-800-359-9517.
Phone: 541-440-3301; 541-839-6901 (Canyonville)
Lions Clubs of Oregon – Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation
Assistance for people who need financial aid for vision or hearing problems
through the Hearing Aid Bank, Eyeglasses Recycling Program, and the Patient
Care Program. Funds also dedicated to providing mobile health screenings, grant
programs, and research into sight, hearing and diabetes.
National Kidney Foundation of OR & WA
Financial and educational services related to kidney disease. Serves residents
who suffer from End Stage Renal disease (irreversible kidney failure requiring
dialysis or transplant). Contributes financial assistance for treatment-related costs
(prescriptions, transportation, etc.) when no other resources are available (funds
are disbursed through dialysis units in each county); encourages patient/family
support groups and provides information about kidney disease and treatment
options to patients and the general public.
Phone: 503-963-5364 or 1-888-3KIDNEY
Oregon Commission for the Blind
Training adults in independent travel; alternative methods of reading and writing,
including large print, Braille and tape recorder; activities of daily living, including
preparing meals, shopping, identifying money and managing a budget; increasing
use of functional vision through the use of optical aids, proper lighting and
techniques of recognizing objects by shape and color. Employment counseling
and training, including a complete range of vocational and rehabilitation services
and job training and placement is offered through the State programs.
St. Vincent de Paul – Myrtle Creek
Retail thrift store and Christian Services—offers rent and utility assistance once a
year (eviction notice and past due utility bill required), prescription assistance,
food box (once a month), and gasoline (drivers license required). FUNDS ARE
LIMITED WHEN AVAILABLE.
Phone: 541-863-5489 (Store) or 541-863-3310 (Office)
St. Vincent de Paul – Roseburg
Rent and utility assistance, clothing and furniture. FUNDS LIMITED WHEN
St. Vincent de Paul – Sutherlin
(Serves Wilbur North to Curtin)
Retail thrift store and Christian Ministry—emergency aid provided for rent,
utilities, gas, prescription assistance, lodging (limited to one
night only in emergency only), clothing and food. For utility
assistance, shut off notice or past due notice is required. For rent, 72-hour formal
eviction notice is required. Do not pay deposits. Help with telephone bills, if
required by doctor. Gas assistance given for emergency aid only and evidence of
car insurance must be presented. All information will be verified before any
assistance is provided. FUNDS ARE LIMITED WHEN AVAILABLE.
Phone: 541-459-3394 (Thrift Store) or 541-459-6435 (Christian Ministry)
Comprehensive Emergency Services - Provide food boxes, clothing, household
items and furniture, utility and prescription assistance (the last $50.00 when
Special Services - Local units assist in emergencies that involve one to three
families. Assistance in larger emergencies is coordinated with the Divisional
Emergency Services Office in Portland. The services are conducted around the
world through religious and social service programs supported by voluntary
contributions of individuals.
Corps Community Center - Serves both youth and adults offering educational,
worship activities and recreation. This includes personal growth, social
adjustment, supplementary education, camping, and volunteer
Douglas County Senior Services Division/Health & Social Services
Elder Abuse Reporting; Adult Protective Services; Medical and Financial Assistance, Food Stamp Program.
Social Services - Legal Assistance, Health Promotion and Respite Care
Nutrition Services - Senior Center Meal and Home-delivered meals (Meals on Wheels)
Medicaid, Financial and Social Services - Medical Assistance – Medicaid Eligibility
Case Management – eligibility, assessment, service planning
Care Giver Registry – screening, referral
Care Giver Support Groups – Roseburg, Reedsport
In-Home Services – home care, personal care
Adult Foster Homes – license, referral
Residential Care/Assisted Living Facility – referral
Room & Board Facility – registration information
Phone: 541-440-3580 or 1-800-234-0985, Ext 3580
541-271-4835 (West County Office)
541-836-7311 (North County Annex)
541-839-4495 (South County Office)
Senior Center Services:
541-832-3220 – Glendale-Special People’s Depot
541-496-3736 – Glide-Glide Community Club
541-271-4884 – Reedsport-Lower Umpqua Senior Center
541-839-4495 – Riddle-Riddle Community Center
541-679-9715 – Winston-Winston Community Building
541-849-2951 – Yoncalla/Drain-Yoncalla Community Center
United Community Action Network (UCAN)
Case Management, Housing and Emergency Support Services (CHESS)
Case Management and Housing - Stabilization program provides families and
individuals with the skills needed to empower them to become self-reliant.
Housing counseling for landlord/tenant problems, home
repair assistance, home weatherization measure for low income households,
have listings to help with finding and keeping a rental, development of low-income
housing, transitional housing (up to 2 years of affordable housing with intensive
case management services).
Emergency Support Services - Provides short-term emergency shelter,
rent/mortgage assistance, blankets/clothes/food and personal hygiene items for
families in crisis, utility assistance, energy conservation information, and
community information and referral.
Phone: 541-672-3421 Roseburg or 1-800-301-8226
United Community Action Network (UCAN) Family Connections of Douglas County
USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program - Reimburses
child care homes for meals served to children in care; in-home
visits three times a year to provide assistance with nutrition and
menu planning; workshops, a newsletter, and technical assistance.
Serves Douglas County family child care and group home providers
registered with the Child Care Division or DHS listed who are
caring for children birth to 13 years of age. Call 541-672-7004 or
1-800-947-1206 for information.
Warmline - A confidential telephone support for information and referral to
programs, services and resources available in Douglas County. Provides
assessment, advocacy and follow-up for those who may need or ant extra support
to access necessary services. Call 541-677-WARM (9276) or 1-977-677-9276.
Phone: 541-672-7955 or 1-800-443-0812
Umpqua Community Development Corporation
Develop affordable housing for low and moderate income families through new
construction and rehabilitation. Create economic development opportunities for
the families of Douglas, Coos and Curry Counties. Micro-Enterprise
Development and Learning (MEDAL) program helps low-income entrepreneurs
obtain financing and develop skills to initiate businesses. Heartwood Resources
offers a used building materials retail outlet with deconstruction services. Low or
zero interest loans for homeowners to rehab or repair their homes.
Self-Help housing where low-income residents can build their own home under
our guidance and supervision.
Nonprofit, philanthropic, all volunteer organization dedicated to preventing
cruelty of every kind to animals and children; education program in schools;
spay/neuter certificate program for low cost or free services for dogs and cats.
Provides financial assistance with emergency veterinarian bills for seniors and
needy. The work of the Humane Society has resulted in Oregon having the most
humane rodeos in the U.S.