Central Oregon– On October 30, NeighborImpact will join the nation in celebrating national weatherization day. NeighborImpact’s Weatherization program reduces energy costs for low-income households by increasing the energy efficiency of the homes while ensuring the resident’s health and safety.  Common Weatherization measures include air sealing; floor, wall and attic insulation; duct sealing and furnace repair or replacement. Every $1 dollar invested in the Weatherization Assistance Program yields $4.50 in benefits, including energy savings, health and safety.Read More >

Central Oregon– NeighborImpact’s Child Care Resources is seeking qualified applicants for free, quality child care for children ages six weeks to three years. The program, Baby Promise, provides fully-funded quality child care for up to 109 children through multiple licensed child care providers in Crook, Deschutes and Jefferson counties and the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. The child care slots will be reserved for families whose income meets a limit defined by ERDC (a child careRead More >

  Central Oregon– For the seventh year in a row, Oregon Business has awarded NeighborImpact with a 100 Best Nonprofit to Work For title.  The title of 100 Best Nonprofits to Work For is awarded annually to qualifying nonprofit organizations that are ranked based on employee satisfaction and importance of 31 workplace qualities in six categories including work environment; management and communications; mission and goals; career development and learning; benefits and compensation; and sustainable practices.Read More >

Central Oregon– NeighborImpact’s Rep Payee program helps those who cannot pay their bills due to cognitive or physical challenges by ensuring that their finances are used to meet their basic needs. NeighborImpact’s Representative Payee functions as a fiduciary for individuals with income derived from Social Security who lack the ability to manage their own funds. The Representative Payee pays all of the clients’ bills on their behalf, including obligations such as housing, utilities, food, medical expenses,Read More >

  Central Oregon– NeighborImpact’s lending program is now offering $15,000 grants to Veterans purchasing their first home in Crook, Deschutes or Jefferson counties or the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. In order to qualify, applicants must: Provide proof of eligibility with a certificate of release or discharge from active duty (DD 214) Have a household income below 100% Area Median Income (find your county’s AMI on HUD’s website by clicking here) Complete a Home Buyer Education courseRead More >

Central Oregon– The NeighborImpact Food Bank is partnering with Cinder Butte in Redmond and F5 Smokehouse in Prineville to bring locally sourced venison to families in need in the Tri-County area. Now, when you bring your deer or elk to be processed at either location, you’ll have the option to donate ten percent of your meat to the Food Bank. NeighborImpact’s Food Bank collects and distributes over 3 million  pounds of food to 50 local agenciesRead More >