Poverty/Homelessness Committee

 

Liaison: Katey Townsend
katey.townsend@lincoln.k12.or.us
Upcoming Events:  Please see our Events Calendar

Places That Support People in Poverty

  • Grace Wins Haven
    • Grace Wins Haven [a nonprofit housing and homeless shelter] is on a mission to assist and train unhoused citizens of Lincoln County. We are setting goals for individual living by organizing community resources. We will provide stable, healthy living conditions while providing security and a place for low or no income individuals to re-learn working and life skills.
  • H.E.L.P. (Homeless Education and Family Literacy Project)
    • The HELP Program works with students and/or their family to eliminate the barriers related to school attendance and success. The program can provide:
      • Assistance with school fees
      • Access to free meal programs
      • School supplies
      • Access to donated school clothes
      • Information/help with transportation
      • Afterschool programs
      • Tutoring and homework help
      • Early childhood and parent programs
      • Referrals to numerous community resources
  • Second Home
    • Second Home is a community response to the difficult problem of providing housing for unaccompanied, homeless youth while they attend high school.