Rogue Retreat

Year-long shelter considered for Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — Two of the biggest organizations in the Rogue Valley that help those struggling with homelessness are working together to create the first low barrier year-round shelter in Jackson County. Low barrier means that anyone can stay in the shelter …

Kelly Shelter closes for the season

MEDFORD, Ore.– The Kelly Shelter in downtown Medford is closing it’s doors for the season, providing one last night on Sunday to help those living on the street. The shelter says it was able to help nearly 130 different people and moved …

Tiny homes may be coming to your town

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Rogue Retreat in Medford is getting a lot of attention for its tiny home project to help address homelessness. Since Hope Village opened in October of 2017, 69 people have been able to get off the streets. Hope Village …

HOPE: Jennifer Covarrubias

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore.— Homelessness is a serious issue in southern Oregon, but there are services and ways to escape it. NBC5’s Blakely McHugh spoke with Jennifer Covarrubias. She was homeless and seven months pregnant when she went to Rogue Retreat to get her …

HOPE: Chris Hardy

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore.— Homelessness is a serious issue in southern Oregon, but there are services and ways to escape it. NBC5’s Blakely McHugh spoke with Chris Hardy and learned her story on how she was able to come out of homelessness because of …