homelessness

New year-round shelter set to open in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — A new year-round shelter for the homeless is set to open in Downtown Medford on Thursday. Medford’s non-profits, ACCESS, and Rogue Retreat teamed up to help tackle homelessness by opening the new facility. The new Kelly Shelter is located …

HOPE: Reflection

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Homelessness is a serious issue in southern Oregon, but there are services and ways to escape it. NBC5’s Blakely McHugh takes a look back at the inspirational people she met and the organizations that she learned about that help …

HOPE: Gospel Rescue Mission

GRANTS PASS, Ore.— Homelessness is a serious issue in southern Oregon, but there are services and ways to escape it. NBC5’s Blakely McHugh learned about the Gospel Rescue Mission in Grants Pass that houses or helps between 600-700 people a year. On average, …

HOPE: Ashland Resource Center

ASHLAND, Ore.— Homelessness is a serious issue in southern Oregon, but there are services and ways to escape it. NBC5’s Blakely McHugh learned about the Ashland Resource Center and how they offer many services to help the homeless. They’re also breaking down some …

Local agencies helping those in need

MEDFORD, Ore. – The United Way and volunteers are setting up for Project Community Connect. It’s a one stop shop for people who are at risk or currently struggling with homelessness to get basic needs met. Put on by the United Way …