As newlyweds in Central Oregon, Anthony and his wife aspired to put down roots and start their married lives in a home of their own, but they struggled to find somewhere affordable to live. Anthony tried to build savings, but his rate of saving could not keep up with rising real estate market costs. In talking to co-workers, Anthony learned that NeighborImpact had a program that could help. HomeSource homeownership counselor, Eric Pashia, encouraged AnthonyRead More >

New Representative Payee client, Cathy, lives in an assisted living community and struggles with severe dementia. Representative Payee director, Jessica Strecker (pictured), quickly discovered that Cathy was more than $30,000 behind in payments to her assisted living community. After a little detective work, Jessica found that many Social Security payments that Cathy should have received for living expenses were unaccounted for. Because of her dementia, Cathy could not remember the bank that received her SocialRead More >

  Central Oregon—NeighborImpact Director of HomeSource Sonia Capece was named today by Oregon State Treasurer Tobias Read as the Financial Empowerment Community Champion for Oregon. The award recognizes standout community champions for efforts to help people be prepared to navigate complex financial systems and for making a positive difference when it comes to improving financial wellness and empowerment for Oregonians. With the distinction comes an award of $2,000 to NeighborImpact’s HomeSource program and the opportunity toRead More >