Junction City Local Aid - Junction City, OR - Food Assistance

Contact information

210 E 6th Ave
Junction City, OR 97448
: 541-998-3992
: http://www.junctioncitylocalaid.org/

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Description:

Hours of Operation:
Tuesday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Wednesday: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Thursday: 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Last Saturday of every month: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Exceptions: Local Aid is closed for food distribution on Tuesdays following a Monday holiday.  We are also closed on July 4, in August on the Thursday of the Scandinavian Festival, on Thanksgiving Day, and during the week from December 25 through January 1.

Services at Local Aid
Junction City Local Aid provides basic needs assistance to low-income neighbors living in the Junction City School District area.

Monthly Emergency Food & weekly access to food and staples

We receive approximately 12,000 pounds of food from FOOD for Lane County each month
We receive local donations via food drives, individuals, church and service groups, and others
Food purchased with donated funds
Energy Assistance for Past-Due Utility Bills

We work with local area utility companies: EPUD(Helping Hands), Pacific Power, Blachly-Lane, and the City of Junction City
Propane Vouchers for people living in trailers, motor-homes, barns, cars, or in other circumstances where they are heating or cooking with propane
We currently provide up to $100 per household per calendar year in energy assistance, as funds allow.
Assistance with Medical Needs, Prescription Drugs, & Supplies

We provide vouchers for prescription and non-prescription medicine usable at a local merchant.
In cooperation with Junction City School District, we provide vouchers for families referred by the school nurse for non-prescription medicines for coughs and colds
Provide lice treatment kits
We currently provide up to $100 per household per calendar year in prescription and medical assistance, as funds allow.
Information and referrals to other services and sources of assistance in our community.

Transportation Assistance

Bus tokens (Lane Transit District), to enable clients to get to doctor appointments, job interviews, and other important events in their lives.
Free Clothing Department

Used clothing and shoes donated by community members and organizations.


Donation Requests by Junction City Local Aid: Fresh produce Eggs Canned stews and soups Boxed prepared meals Canned fruit Baking items (flour, sugar, mixes...) Back-to-school childrens clothing Interviewing/professional clothes Gently used childrens shoes Sleeping bags and blanket Pet food Please bring items to our pantry located at 210 E 6th Avenue in Junction City, Oregon.



Important:
If you are looking to volunteer for Thanksgiving or any other time, please contact Junction City Local Aid at the phone number provided above.

If you have pictures of the food pantry/food bank/soup kitchen, I will upload them on this page. Please email me with the name of your shelter and the pictures to: HomelessSupport@gmail.com

Do you have items to donate? Contact Junction City Local Aid at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

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