homelessness

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 …

HOPE: Jamie Langdon

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Homelessness is a serious issue in southern Oregon, but there are services and ways to escape it. NBC5’s Blakely McHugh met a woman who escaped an abusive marriage and came down to Medford with her two kids to …

HOPE: First Presbyterian Church of Ashland

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 First Presbyterian Church of Ashland. They do a lot of work to help people struggling with homelessness by …

HOPE: Joe’s Place

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 an organization call Joe’s Place. They focus on helping homeless and disadvantaged youth get off the streets …

HOPE: Home at Last

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Homelessness is a serious issue in southern Oregon, but there are services and ways to escape it. NBC5’s Blakely McHugh met with a man who experienced homelessness in Ashland. He suffers from multiple disabilities and heard about an organization …

HOPE: OnTrack

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — Homelessness is a serious issue in southern Oregon, but there are services and ways to escape it. NBC5’s Blakely McHugh met with a woman who struggled with addiction and homelessness since she was a teenager. At 17, she …

Jackson County pledging millions to fight homelessness

MEDFORD, Ore. — Jackson County is pledging millions of dollars to homelessness issues. The Jackson County Budget Committee recently voted to allocate just over 3 million dollars to support homeless-related services. The committee says the money will go toward providing essential services …