Bend, OR – NeighborImpact’s HomeSource Program is helping residents navigate Central Oregon’s competitive rental market with its Ready to Rent workshop series. The 4-session class provides coaching to rental applicants as well as current renters, and offers tools to overcome barriers to housing and eviction prevention. Class topics include fair housing law, what landlords look for in a tenant, how to overcome past barriers and more. Participants also learn how to budget for housing costs and ways toRead More >

Redmond, OR – NeighborImpact’s Food Recovery Program staff received good news in the form of a grant for $12,000 from Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation.  The funds will be applied toward costs associated with collecting and delivering food through the organization’s distribution network in Central Oregon. NeighborImpact’s Food Recovery Program collects produce, dairy products, bread and meat from 18 grocery stores in Deschutes County. The organization transports the food in refrigerated trucks to its warehouse for distributionRead More >

Point in Time count takes place on January 29; aims to collect data integral to the availability of services preventing homelessness Bend, OR – The Homeless Leadership Coalition, along with NeighborImpact and other local agencies, will conduct the annual Point-In-Time Count in Central Oregon on January 29-31, 2020. The Point-In-Time count is a nationwide effort to count every person experiencing homelessness across the country. The count attempts to capture both sheltered, (i.e. living in emergency shelters andRead More >