Homelessness Prevention Programs

Homelessness Prevention services are available to Lane County residents who meet state and local requirements, including housing status and income. Tenants must be unstably housed or at imminent risk of homelessness to qualify. Income guidelines will vary. Providers will assess each household to determine if they are eligible for services. Services can include; rent and utility assistance, rent and utility arrears, landlord engagement and case management. Some providers have specific service regions or populations, which are noted below.

Prevention Providers



Catholic Community Services

541-345-3628
[email protected]
*Program spots at this time are only available to Springfield residents who have someone 58 years and older in the household or Springfield residents
who are receiving TANF benefits

Looking Glass
Youth up to 24 years old
541-686-4310
[email protected]


Community Sharing Programs
South Lane County
541-942-2176
[email protected]
Siuslaw Outreach Services
West Lane County and Coast Region
541-997-2816
[email protected]   Kevin Furber, Housing Manager

If you are unsure where to go, Dial 211, enter your 5-digit zip code, Press 1 if you are housed and seeking rental assistance

If you have a pending case on a court docket: https://oregonlawcenter.org/eviction-defense-project
Phone 888-585-9638

Additional Information

In order to process applications and provide assistance quickly, it is helpful to collect the following items prior to contacting the provider and/or the first meeting.


Income:  
  • Documentation of all sources of income for the last 30 days. This can include employment paystubs, verification of cash payments for employment, SSI, TANF, or other benefit letters, alimony payments, etc.
Housing Status: 
  • Notices, letters, or other documentation that shows arrears, late payments, or additional proof of risk of homelessness.
State ID/Driver's License: 
  • Active ID to verify identification and residency