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Kevin Shimomaeda, the Next Steps Program Coordinator with Jackson Street Youth Services, sits inside the living room of one of the Transitional Living Shelters in Corvallis Oregon. Jackson Street Youth Services provides Oregon State students with a transitional living program which offers older youth long-term apartment-style housing and support services.

As college students continue to face homelessness, resources are available

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
May 3, 2021

Clarification: This story has been edited in order to clarify that at the time of Kayla Rose's experience with houselessness, resources were not available or she didn't meet certain requirements at the...

The Corvallis Budget Inn can be seen on the Corvallis 99 West road. With the city of Corvallis purchasing the south town motel, the city is now repurposing to building to support the ever-growing local homeless population.

Corvallis’ Budget Inn Motel purchased under Corvallis Housing First to serve as homeless shelter this month

Angela Tam, News Contributor
April 1, 2021

With $2.475 million in funds provided by Project Turnkey and allocated by Oregon legislature, Corvallis Housing First purchased the Corvallis’ Budget Inn Motel for use as a temporary homeless shelter.  According...

A homeless camp set up along the Willamette River with a sign stating dog on premises.

Corvallis providing more resources to homeless community due to COVID-19

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
October 22, 2020

With winter weather quickly approaching, Corvallis shelters and community centers are adapting to COVID-19 health policies to house as many people as possible, though capacities and resources are both...

The Corvallis City Hall building is located downtown on Madison Avenue. OMN archive taken Feb. 2020. 

Corvallis City Council approves nearly $400,000 in funding to assist homeless support providers

Zoë Sandvigen, News Contributor
September 10, 2020

The Corvallis, Ore. City Council ruled in favor 9-0 to pass the decision to allocate $392,500 in funding to go towards a handful of organizations in town to help homeless individuals and families. The...

The Benton County Health Department facilitates the Home, Opportunity, Planning and Equity Advisory Board, who aims to develop a recommended course of action to battle homelessness in Corvallis.

Corvallis’ first homeless shelter for women over the age of 55 opens

Morgan Mawn, News Contributor
November 4, 2019

Corvallis Housing First in partnership with Room at the Inn has opened Corvallis’ first shelter for homeless women over 55, Dede’s Home while continuing to manage the coldweather overnight shelter. Dede’s...

Mens Shelter

Corvallis homeless population at risk during cold weather season

Noah Nelson, News Contributor
January 14, 2019

On October 7, 2015, the city of Portland, Oregon declared a state of emergency due to their severe homeless issue, according to PortlandOregon.gov. Portland is not the only city with this issue, however....

Homelessness

Corvallis seeks long-term solution to homelessness

Chloe Stewart, News Contributor
November 5, 2018

“The longer we stay in this mode of the recent battle, for lack of a better term, the longer we argue about it, the worse the problem is going to be by the time we can agree to deal with it,” Shawn...

Corvallis Mens Shelter

Comprehensive homeless shelter plan struck down

Chloe Stewart, News Contributor
October 8, 2018

“No student should have to sleep in their car,”  Human Services Resource Center Assistant Director, Nicole Hindes said.The Oregon State University staff member recalled a conversation with a student...

Ane Dahlen poses on the coast of Ireland. Dahlen is an exchange student from Norway studying at the University College Cork and reflects on Norway’s homelessness population and policies.

Shea: Strategies to aid homelessness, views on taxes differ between countries

Delaney Shea, Columnist
November 27, 2017

Ireland faces similar homelessness problems to U.S., Norway takes different approach.I feel overwhelmingly guilty every single time I walk past a homeless person sleeping outside in the rain or asking...

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