Services at Local Aid

Junction City Local Aid provides basic needs assistance to low-income neighbors living in the Junction City School District area.

Monthly Emergency Food & weekly access to food and staples

  • We receive approximately 12,000 pounds of food from FOOD for Lane County each month
  • We receive local donations via food drives, individuals, church and service groups, and others
  • Food purchased with donated funds

Energy Assistance for Past-Due Utility Bills

  • We work with local area utility companies: EPUD(Helping Hands), Pacific Power, Blachly-Lane, and the City of Junction City
  • Propane Vouchers for people living in trailers, motor-homes, barns, cars, or in other circumstances where they are heating or cooking with propane
  • We currently provide up to $100 per household per calendar year in energy assistance, as funds allow.

Assistance with Medical Needs, Prescription Drugs, & Supplies

  • We provide vouchers for prescription and non-prescription medicine usable at a local merchant.
  • In cooperation with Junction City School District, we provide vouchers for families referred by the school nurse for non-prescription medicines for coughs and colds
  • Provide lice treatment kits
  • We currently provide up to $100 per household per calendar year in prescription and medical assistance, as funds allow.

Information and referrals to other services and sources of assistance in our community.

Transportation Assistance

  • Bus tokens (Lane Transit District), to enable clients to get to doctor appointments, job interviews, and other important events in their lives.

Free Clothing Department

  • Used clothing and shoes donated by community members and organizations.