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The 4-H Experience

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4-H is delivered by Cooperative Extension—a community of more than 100 public universities across the nation that provides experiences where young people learn by doing. Kids complete hands-on projects in areas like health, science, agriculture and citizenship, in a positive environment where they receive guidance from adult mentors and are encouraged to take on proactive leadership roles. Kids experience 4-H …

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The Recovery Village

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The Recovery Village. Find Drug and Alcohol Treatment in Oregon That Works. Tucked away in the picturesque Pacific Northwest, Oregon is one of the country’s often overlooked treasures. From rugged coastlines to pristine evergreen wilderness, this diverse state offers no shortage of breathtaking sights. But while the Beaver State boasts beautiful views and bustling metropolitan areas, it also has a …

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Free Summer Meals Program for Kids & Teens

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Nourishing Oregon’s Kids. There are over 800 summer meal sites in Oregon with free meals for kids and teens ages 1-18. Summer meal programs may serve a combination of lunch, breakfast, supper and morning or afternoon snacks. Some programs also offer learning activities for kids before or after meals.                        …

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Drugrehab.com

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Drugrehab.com is an online information center dedicated to those battling addiction and mental health issues. Their goal is to equip families with the necessary tools and resources to guide them on the road to recovery. You can access the Oregon resource here: https://www.drugrehab.com/oregon/ or call 877-695-5395 Spread the love

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211info Connects People with Resources

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Did you know that information on local health and social services is now accessible by calling 211? Just like calling 911 for an emergency, people can call 211 to identify, navigate, and connect with the local resources they need. The statewide nonprofit 211info is part of the nationwide 211 phone system. Staff are available to answer calls from 8 a.m. …

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Ashland Emergency Food Bank

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Serving the community Since 1972, Ashland Emergency Food Bank (AEFB) has provided food to residents of Ashland, Talent and surrounding rural communities. Each month, 500-600 families representing approximately 1,500 individuals come to us for food. Our customers include the unemployed and under-employed, the working poor, students, seniors and homeless. About twenty five percent are children under the age of 18. …

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ACCESS Building Community

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ACCESS Builds Community We provide food, housing, warmth and other essential services to Jackson County’s low income children, families, seniors and people with disabilities. As the Community Action Agency of Jackson County, OREGON, ACCESS has been helping Jackson County residents break the cycle of poverty since 1976. With a focus on education, ACCESS helps people through economic crisis by guiding …

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Women, Infants and Children WIC – Jackson County

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The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a free nutrition education program that helps families identify healthy nutrition choices that work for them. Why WIC? Women on WIC eat a healthier diet, have healthier babies and receive early prenatal care. Infants born to WIC mothers weigh more and have improved growth and development rates. Children on WIC eat …

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Medford Gospel Mission

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The Medford Gospel Mission is an arm of the Rogue Valley’s churches, reaching out for more than 50 years to provide meals, shelter, clothing and Christ- centered hope to men, women and children in need in our community. Located 125 W. Jackson St. Medford, Oregon 97501 541-779-1597 http://medfordgospelmission.org/ Spread the love

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NAMI Southern Oregon

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NAMI of Southern Oregon is a nonprofit affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (nami.org), the leading grassroots organization dedicated to providing education, support and advocacy for people with mental illness and their families. We are an all volunteer organization that offers help and hope for recovery. Mental illness is a medical condition that disrupts a person’s thinking, feeling, …

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