Homelessness and poverty are growing problems in Oregon. Finding safe and affordable housing can be difficult, and the long Section 8 waiting list for Yamhill County contribute to homelessness. Homeless families and single women in particular often have a hard time finding safe shelter. Here is a list of homeless shelters in Yamhill county, Oregon:
Newberg Homeless Shelters
YCAP (Yamhill Community Action Partnership) owns and manages this homeless shelter for families. This shelter is a house, and feels like a home. Each family has their own bedroom, and has use of the common areas. The length of stay varies, but the average length of stay at this homeless shelter is 4 to 6 months. Eligibility: Married couples with children, single parents, and single women. Single men are not permitted. Contact: YCAP Phone: 503-472-0457 or 1-800-945-9992.
This homeless shelter is available to single women and single women with children. The Love INC shelter opens every evening at 6pm. Families and single women are given dinner and a bed for the night. Rooms are shared. Homeless shelter residents must leave the shelter at 7am every morning, and are given a breakfast bag and lunch bag. This homeless shelter is a house, and is comfortable. Contact: Love INC phone 503-537-3999 orsend e-mail to email@example.com.
McMinnville Homeless Shelters
Gospel Rescue Mission
Homeless families with children, single parents with children, single men and single women can find shelter at the Gospel Rescue Mission homeless shelter year-round. Dinner, breakfast, and showers are provided. Homeless families wishing to stay at this homeless shelter must call first and make an appointment with a staff person. Contact: Mission phone number 503-472-9766.
There are two homeless shelters operated by YCAP in McMinnville. These are similar to the Harvest House shelter in Newberg, and the eligibility requirements are the same. Contact: YCAP Phone: 503-472-0457 or 1-800-945-9992.
The homeless shelters in Yamhill County often have a waiting list, so be sure to call as soon as you realize you need shelter.