Community Services Consortium

Serving Linn, Benton, and Lincoln counties in Oregon. Helping people. Changing lives.

Monday, February 28, 2011

Benton Homeless Connect

Benton Homeless Connect
March 11, 2011
10am – 3pm
First United Methodist Church
1165 Northwest Monroe Ave. Corvallis, OR

Benton Homeless Connect is one way of responding to the Benton County Ten Year Plan to Address Issues Surrounding Housing and Homelessness, which was adopted in 2009 by the Benton County Board of Commissioners.

The Homeless Connect event is based on national criteria established by the Interagency Council on Homelessness. The goal for the 2011 event is not only to provide essential services to Benton County’s homeless population but also to provide the community with a better understanding of the plight of the homeless and those who are close to becoming homeless.

This year’s event will include:

Lion’s Club Medical Screening

Medical Teams International Dental Van

Direct access to social service agencies that will be on hand to help guests with housing, food, and other essential services.

Government agencies that will provide access to identification cards, birth certificates, and social security cards.

Access to haircuts, pet services, bike repair, and more.

For more information or to volunteer, contact Maria McGrew:
541-766-6159 or

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