Community Services Consortium

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

Monday, September 12, 2016

Event to Assist Homeless Veterans in Linn and Benton County

Save the date for the second Stand Down for Homeless Veterans on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at The River Center, 3000 South Santiam Highway, Lebanon, from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m!

The event will focus on helping homeless veterans in the Linn and Benton County area connect with necessary services that are available here. Health screenings, Social Security benefits counseling, and dental services will be provided. Veterans can also receive referrals to health care providers, health insurance, housing solutions, employment, substance abuse treatment and mental health counseling.
Transportation details are being worked out and will be announced soon.

Stand downs are collaborative events that provide basic necessities and services to veterans. Stand downs are coordinated among local veteran support organizations, other government agencies and community-based homeless service providers, including our local community action agency, Community Services Consortium.

For more information or if you're interested in helping with the event, contact Connie Barkdull at or call 541-758-2761.

Community Services Consortium (CSC) is a state-designated Community Action Agency serving Linn, Benton and Lincoln counties with housing, nutrition, economic stability, and educational assistance programs since 1980.

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