The Mexican Consulate assists Mexican citizens living or traveling in the U.S. with legal services such as updating a passport, obtaining a Mexican ID card or notarizing legal documents. In June, the Consulate made a 2-day appearance at Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center to serve Central Oregonians. There, NeighborImpact and other service providers offered information to attendees about available services. Among our programs represented were Energy Assistance, Food, Housing Stabilization, Head Start and EarlyRead More >

Central Oregon—Empty Bowls is back, live and in-person! Supporting NeighborImpact and its Food Program, First Interstate Banks’ Empty Bowls fundraising event, presented by Windermere Central Oregon Real Estate and Cascade Natural Gas, will take place on October 30, 2022, at the Central Oregon Community College Campus Center. Event guests will receive a beautifully handcrafted bowl made by local potters as well as gourmet soup made by Cascade Culinary Institute students, artisan bread from Big Ed’s BreadRead More >

More families now qualify for NeighborImpact’s Head Start and Early Head Start programs, thanks to a change made by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Early Head Start provides children ages 0-3 and pregnant women with family support, weekly home visits, health assessments and monthly playgroups. In Head Start, children ages 3-5 are given quality preschool education in a classroom setting, in addition to health care, dental care and family engagement opportunities. TheRead More >

Deschutes County is partnering with Neighborlmpact to offer a new domestic well assistance grant and loan program. More than $527,000 in funds are available. To apply, please visit or contact (541) 323-0399. “As groundwater levels decline, we continue to see an increased demand for domestic water assistance across the County,” said Commissioner Phil Chang. “We’re grateful that these funds are available to assist residents who are experiencing issues.” Funding for the program was providedRead More >