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HOPE: Oasis Shelter

CURRY 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 named Kimberly. She became homeless when she fled an abusive husband and ended up at the …

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 …

Shelters prepare for winter storm

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Local shelters and warming centers are continuing to prepare to make sure everyone out in the cold this weekend can get off the streets. Ashland Community Resource Center and the Kelly Shelter in Medford said their shelters are …

Evacuation center in Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — People in the Rogue Valley are continuing to leave their home as evacuation notices get sent out for the Garner Complex and Taylor Creek fire. Many people have have family and friends that they can stay with but …

Local shelters open during cold spells

Medford, Ore. — The cold weather is prompting local shelters to open their doors Friday night. In Medford, both the Kelly Warming Shelter and the Medford Gospel Mission are open. However, the Kelly Warming Shelter is at full capacity with a waiting …

Shelter hours causes frustration for resident

Medford, Ore.- A homeless woman is caught in the middle between her job, and her living situation. Robin Sheppard has been on the streets for about five years. She’s been working at Southern Oregon Linen Services Inc. since July, and is currently …