Central Oregon Homeless Leadership Coalition – The tri-county entity that brings together all regional partners monthly to coordinate with one another on addressing and working to solve homelessness issues in Central Oregon.
NeighborImpact – A regional entity designated by HUD to receive federal Head Start funds, used to operate a regional food bank and to provide housing assistance to low income and extremely low income persons, including those unhoused. NI has been designated to operate a Project Turnkey homeless shelter in Bend.
HousingWorks – A regional housing authority for Deschutes, Jefferson and Crook Counties, responsible for the Section 8 housing voucher program, for operating numerous reduced rent rental properties and most recently the entity designated to open Cleveland Commons in Bend, a shelter that will focus on serving chronically homeless persons in our area.
Mosaic Medical – A Central Oregon medical nonprofit that operates a Mobile Medical Clinic serving unhoused populations throughout the tri-county region.
Thrive Central Oregon – A nonprofit serving Central Oregon that helps prevent financial and housing insecurity by connecting individuals and families to needed resources, including rental assistance and locating available housing.
Reach Out – REACH is a non-profit serving the community in and around Bend, providing access to critical resources and referrals to local agencies which may include delivery of mail, medical and health services, transportation support, employment placement, and items such as sleeping bags and tents.
City of Bend Supporting Homeless Solutions Webpage – The City of Bend is working with public agencies and community partners to support homelessness solutions for our community including finding ways to keep people in their homes, provide temporary transitional housing, create more shelter space, create alternative shelter options and increase the availability of affordable housing.
St. Vincent DePaul Bend – A locally organized and staffed to serve anyone in need with dignity and respect and is currently in the process of building a micro-village of 10 units on itsproperty that will shelter previously unhoused persons.
Central Oregon Veterans Village – C.O.V.V. is a community of transitional shelters designed to provide shelter and services for homeless veterans.
Oasis Village – A proposed managed village in Redmond that is an outgrowth of Jericho Roads of Redmond’s efforts to provide a stepping stone for community members as they transition from being unhoused into more stable housing.
Shepherds House – Shepherd’s House Ministries operates a 30 bed men’s program, a recovery program for women, a 70-bed low barrier shelter for men and women in Bend, a winter shelter in Redmond for men and women and the community shower truck.
Bethlehem Inn – A non-denominational, community-based traditional homeless shelter providing help and hope to those experiencing homelessness at locations in Bend and Redmond that includes case management services for shelter patrons such as assisting in finding jobs or permanent housing.
The Loft – The “LOFT” (Living Options For Teens) is an emergency shelter operated by JBarJ Services in Bend.
Saving Grace – A nonprofit serving women escaping domestic violence located in Bend that provides shelter and other domestic violence services.
Dawn’s House – (Directly Assisting Women Newly Sober) is a nonprofit providing short-term clean and sober shelter for women and women with children, operating both a home and a safe parking program with RVs in Bend.