ASSISTANCE UPDATE as of (9/16 Wednesday 3 pm)

posted 14 days ago by RVCOADjst from United Way of Jackson County

ASSISTANCE UPDATE as of (9/16 Wednesday 3 pm) Remember that all the assistance shfts and changes to meet current needs. With that in mind, here is a current list of help available, to the best of our knowledge.

Oregon Wildfire Resources Website is a great spot to find a wide variety of information from shelters to well-water health.

MEDICAL HELP

La Clinica does have a presence at the Expo. Current resources are as follows: OHP Enrollment and New Patient scheduling/ virtual visits Monday-Friday 3pm-7pm The Mobile Health Center will be there in person on Wednesday and Friday this week from 9am-4pm. We plan to be at community sites Thursdays as well.

Southern Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Center (SOLSHC) at 228 N Holly St in Medford. People who have lost their eyeglasses during the fire and evacuation can receive replacement, reconditioned glasses from the Lions. 1. The person needs to present a valid prescription from their optometrist or ophthalmologist to allow a proper prescription match. 2. Your eye doctor should be able to provide the prescription from their records. SOLSHC hours are limited. Please call 541-779-3653 for available times.

Medical Eye Center will provide emergency assistance to those who have been impacted by the recent fires.

They are providing a fire relief Referral Coordinator who will assist patients to Replace eyeglass prescriptions, glasses and contact lenses. Also eye drops or eye related medications. Insurance is good, but those without it will be helped also. 1333 E. Barnett Road 541-779-4711.

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

For 24-hour mental health crisis support: call or visit: Jackson County Mental Health 140 S Holly St, Medford, OR 97501. 541-774 8201 jacksoncountyor.org/hhs/Mental-Health Community Works Helpline: 541-779-HELP – 24-hour helpline Crisis Text line: crisistextline.org Text HOME to 747-747

[Mental health resources Jackson County] (https://jacksoncountyor.org/hhs/Mental-Health/Resources) Disaster Distress Helpline offers 24/7 free and confidential disaster crisis counseling to anyone in the United States at 1-800-985-5990 Oregon Behavioral Health Support Line offers free confidential support to Oregonians at 1-800-923-HELP (4357) Lines for Life National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255 offers 24-hour crisis support for drug addiction, alcohol abuse, and thoughts of suicide to youth, military personnel and their families, and those affected by substance abuse.

SHELTERS

Jackson County Expo 1 Peninger Road, Central Point, Oregon 97502 Ashland Christian Fellowship – 50 West Hersey St. Ashland OR 97520 Resource center for food, clothing and a hot meal. sleeping shelter for displaced or evacuated folks.

Court House Family Fitness – 709 N. Phoenix Rd., Medford Free showers to those affected by the fires. (Monday-Friday 9am to 7pm, Saturday and Sunday 12pm to 3:30pm) More information 541-245-0432 ext. 2

Eagle Point Community Bible Church – 27 S Shasta Ave, Eagle Point, OR 97524 Showers available for evacuees, many donated supplies, food, and more. Staffed 24 hours a day

East Evans Creek Community Center – 50 people (541) 582-6006 8205 E Evans Creek Rd, Rogue River, OR 97530

Edgewater Christian Fellowship – 50 people - (541) 474-7172 101 Assembly Cir, Grants Pass, OR 97526

First Presbyterian Church - 25 people - (907) 347-3365 85 S. Holly Street, Medford, or 97501

Grace Baptist Church Rogue River – 541-291-2714 – 4233 E Evans Creek Rd, Rogue River, OR 97537

Harvest Time Fellowship – 25 people for evacuation – Jerry Frasier 707-845-6310 345 2nd Street Gold Hill, OR Call to confirm room Klamath Falls Gospel Mission -1931 Mission Ave., Klamath Falls, OR 97601 Fire evacuee center with tents and cots. For more information 541-882-4895 New Life Church of the Nazarene - 50 people and 200 vehicles (RVs accepted) - (541) 779-7777 1974 E. McAndrews Road, Medford, OR 97504 St. Vincent de Paul - 20 vehicles (RVs not accepted) St. Vincent's continues to offer showers and laundry services, sack lunches, groceries, clothing, household goods and traditional Social Services -- financial assistance with rent, utilities, etc. For more information, call (541) 772-3828 - (541) 772-3828 2424 N. Pacific Hwy, Medford St. Anne Church parking lot in Grants Pass – 1131 NE 10th St, Grants Pass, OR 97526 The Salvation Army HOPE House transitional shelter program site in Medford is now operating as an Evacuee Shelter while still housing program participants. We are currently housing 31 evacuees and have the capacity for 50 evacuees. Meals are being provided for evacuees at the shelter. If you need assistance please call 541-773-6965 x101. The Thrift Store will open SEPT 10 to evacuees to redeem clothing vouchers. 2417 Avenue A is offering temporary shelter for tents. OTHER HELP Services for Seniors and People with Physical Disabilities: Medicaid programs, food and nutrition services, report abuse and neglect. 2860 State St, Medford, OR 97504-8474Phone (541) 776-6222 or 1-866-405-6042 Southern Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Center (SOLSHC) at 228 N Holly St in Medford. People who have lost their eyeglasses during the fire and evacuation can receive replacement, reconditioned glasses from the Lions. 3. The person needs to present a valid prescription from their optometrist or ophthalmologist to allow a proper prescription match. 4. Your eye doctor should be able to provide the prescription from their records. 5. SOLSHC hours are limited. Please call 541-779-3653 for available times.

Family Nurturing Center in downtown Medford – 212 N Oakdale Ave, Medford, OR 97501 Hours: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Available: food, camp gear, clothes, books, kids’ toys, shoes. Still in need of phone chargers, bags, hygiene products. South Medford Walmart (place to give/get food/resources) – 1360 Center Dr, Medford, OR 97501 The Devereux Center (showers/meals/clothing available) is a day center offering services to the homeless and mentally ill in and around Coos Bay, Oregon. We are open from 9-2 (M, T, W, & F).1200 Newmark Avenue, Coos Bay, Oregon 97420 (541) 888-3202 Kids Unlimited (place to give/get food/resources) – 821 N Riverside Ave, Medford, OR 97501 7 Day Adventist Church (place to get clothing) – 1900 Greenwood St, Medford, OR 97504 Sunday 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Living Waters Church – 360 East Jackson Street, Medford OR 541.772.9502 providing food, supplies, clothes and camping supplies New Life Church of the Nazerene – 1974 E McAndrews, Medford Basic supplies, clothing, essentials. Parking lot available for vehicles/RVs Rogue Valley Christian Church – 1440 S Oakdale Ave, Medford, OR 97501 Offering food, resources WiFi, a place to hang out during the day. Set Free Ministry 1032 W. Main St, Medford clothing, food, meals, showers/laundry services, etc. Klamath Falls Gospel Mission – 1931 Mission Ave., Klamath Falls, OR 97601 Bedding, pillows, toiletries, sack lunches, water bottles, and personal hygiene for evacuees. Clothing available to evacuees at no charge at our Thrift Store 840 Klamath Ave. in Klamath Falls, Phone: 541-850-5217 Paddington Station – 125 E Main St, Ashland, OR 97520. Free change of clothing for anyone displaced by the fire. Carpenter Hall in Ashland – 15 S Pioneer St, Ashland, OR 97520. Available here: Pet food, personal products, household items, blankets, toys, coats. Teresa McCormick Center – 2500 S Pacific Highway, Medford, OR 97501. Food boxes available via drive through food pantry on Mondays 2-4:30 and Tuesdays 10-1 Clothing, linens and other items available starting Tuesday Sept 15. Available Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9-5 Thursdays from 1:30-5. Southern Oregon Fire Relief – 301 E Main St, Medford, OR 97504 Donations and pick up. Toiletries, food, water, clothing, blankets, pillows, tooth brushes, soap, batteries, propane, camping equipment, baby supplies, school supplies. St. Vincent's continues to offer showers and laundry services, sack lunches, groceries, clothing, household goods and traditional Social Services -- financial assistance with rent, utilities, etc. For more information, call (541) 772-3828. Ashland High School – 201 S Mountain Ave. Ashland, OR 97520, Collecting donations of essential items. Available for affected families to pick up between 11-2 each day, including weekends.

FREE MEALS/FOOD Ashland Middle School, 100 Walker Avenue Ashland, OR Ashland High School, 201 South Mountain Ave Ashland, OR Breadboard Restaurant – 744 N Main St, Ashland, OR 97520 Free prepared to-go meals to anyone affected Eagle Point - Eagle Point School District: Kids FREE curbside meals Thursday and Friday, September 10th & 11th, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM! FREE meals will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis to 0-18 yr old children at the Lower Table Rock Campus (WC) and Hillside Elementary (EP). Klamath Falls Gospel Mission – 1931 Mission Ave., Klamath Falls, OR 97601. Three meals daily Monday through Friday, and two meals on weekends. Fire fighters and law enforcement invited to join us, too. Los Arcos Restaurant – 1501 Sage Rd, Medford, OR 97501 Sign Dude has teamed up with Los Arcos to feed 1st responders and people affected by the fires. Lunch on Monday, September 14, from 11 o’clock on. MEDFORD SCHOOLS - Free meals for all in Medford from 11 AM-12:30 PM: • North Medford High School 1900 Keene Way Dr. Medford, OR • Jefferson Elementary School 333 Holmes Ave. Medford, OR • Howard Elementary School 286 Mace Rd. Medford, OR • Jackson Elementary School 713 Summit Ave. Medford, OR • Oak Grove Elementary School 2838 W. Main St. Medford, OR • Roosevelt Elementary School 1212 Queen Anne Ave. Medford, OR

Smithfield’s Restaurant and Bar – 36 S 2nd St, Ashland, OR 97520 Free meals from 4 to 6 p.m. Ashland Chamber of Commerce - Ashland.or.us Klamath Lake Food Bank – 3231 Maywood Dr, Klamath Falls, OR 97603. If you need food assistance please call 541-882-1223. TRANSPORTATION RVTD Expo Shuttle: RVTD is running the following routes to and from the Jackson County Expo. Passengers should look for a Valley Lift paratransit van with the RVTD logo on the side. The shuttles run Monday through Saturday every 30 minutes between 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM and again at 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM. • Central Point shuttle- runs between the Expo and Central Point Albertson's/Goodwill on Freeman Rd. The Route 40 serves this shopping center. Anyone wanting to get to the Expo should get off the Route 40 at the stop on Freeman Rd. and walk to the Goodwill to wait in front for the shuttle. • South Gateway Medford shuttle- runs between the Expo and the S.Gateway Walmart and also the S. Medford Goodwill. The S. Walmart is served by the 1X and the S. Medford Goodwill is served by the Route 24. Anyone wanting to get to the Expo needs to wait in front of either store. RTVD Bus Route Info

Rvtd temporary services include: Route 10 short- traveling between front street station and south stage road using the route 10 footprint. Ashland loop - a limited loop route is serving the city of ashland between the plaza and bimart. An emergency 1x will operate traveling between medford and ashland using 1-5.

VALLEY LIFT IS OPERATING.


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