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Central Oregon agencies providing food, energency and housing assistance and mental health.

{filler:health-corona-virus.jpg}Central Oregon agencies are extending information to those in need regarding community resources ranging from food and energy assistance to housing options and mental health.

HYPERLINK "www.neighborimpact.org/" NeighborImpact, which serves residents in Jefferson, Crook and Deschutes counties, is encouraging those looking for food, rental, mortgage and energy assistance to navigate to its website and appropriate HYPERLINK "www.neighborimpact.org/get-help/get-housed/rent-assistance-programs/" applications. Currently, NeighborImpact is out of funds for rental assistance, but it is always accepting applications regardless of fund status, and will keep them on file for 30 days. NeighborImpact offices in Prineville and La Pine will close through April, effective Friday, March 20. Residents can access services through neighboring offices in Redmond and Bend, and online.

The Family Access Network has an updated HYPERLINK "familyaccessnetwork.org/resources" page dedicated to community assistance and resources, including meal information for students and childcare information, including support for Spanish speaking residents.

The Central Oregon Community Organizations Active in Disaster group is made up of volunteers serving individuals and families in Jefferson, Crook and Deschutes counties. The multi-community organization combined effort provides resources such as volunteer labor, clothing, food, water, chaplaincy services, financial advice, etc. If you're an organization that would like to offer help or resources to COCOAD, you can email HYPERLINK "mailto:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it." This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 541-316-0087; and individuals who need assistance should go to HYPERLINK "www.centraloregoncoad.com/" centraloregoncoad.com and click the blue "Get Help" button.

COEIN's website,  HYPERLINK "www.coemergencyinfo.blogspot.com/" www.coemergencyinfo.blogspot.com provides a collective resource for up-to-date information. Access to accurate, timely information both locally and nationally is encouraged. Our  HYPERLINK "nam03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url= County Public Health experts point to the  HYPERLINK "nam03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url= Oregon Health Authority and the  HYPERLINK "nam03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url= Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as good sources of information.

Daily situation updates are available via email at bit.ly/COVID19UPDATES 

Central Oregon Emergency Information Network includes Jefferson County Health Department, Jefferson County Sheriff's Department, tri-county public schools, Deschutes County Health Services, Deschutes County Sheriff's Office, St. Charles Health System, Crook County Health Department, Crook County Sheriff's Office, city of Bend, Bend Police, Bend Fire & Rescue and others. COEIN's purpose is to collect, coordinate and distribute timely and accurate information.

To obtain this information in an alternate format such as Braille, large print, electronic formats, etc. please call 541-316-0087 or HYPERLINK "mailto:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it." This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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