Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy celebrated with First Place family honorees at the 2016 Heart for the Homeless.
Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy celebrated with First Place family honorees at the 2016 Heart for the Homeless.
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We thank the following for their ongoing financial support: 

Lane County & the Human Services Commission

City of Eugene        City of Springfield

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St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County affirms and actively promotes the right of all individuals to equal opportunity in housing and employment without regard to any protected basis, including race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression.

Homeless Services

Egan Warming Center
The Egan Warming Center's mission is to ensure that homeless people in Lane County have a place to sleep indoors when temperatures drop below 30 degrees between November 15 and March 31. From November 2017 to March 2018, more than 7,537 shelter beds were provided to 1,687 individuals. Learn more about the Center>

SVDP Homeless Youth House
With huge help from the community SVDP has renovated the property at 2250 Willamette St. in Eugene  homeless high school students with the secure housing and social services they need to graduate high school and to enhance their chances of becoming successful and productive citizens. Work has begun on a second Youth House. Learn more about the SVDP Youth House>

Eugene Service Station
The Eugene Service Station (ESS) provides homeless adults with a warm and welcoming place where they can meet their basic needs (food, day shelter, clothing, laundry, showers, supplies) and get assistance stabilizing personal crises. The ESS has telephones, message services, computer access, job and housing referrals. In 2018-18, the ESS helped more than 7,500 duplicated adults, providing more than $150,00 in clothing vouchers, 135,000 meals and over 25,300 showers utilizing solar hot water. Learn more about the Station>

First Place Family Center
First Place gives crucial assistance and support to families with children who are in transition due to homelessness, job loss, health issues, or other critical problems. In 2017, First Place helped  921 adults and 1,189 children. Learn more about First Place>

Overnight Parking Program
The Overnight Parking Program (OPP) provides legal camping, free garbage disposal, and portable restrooms to homeless families and individuals living in their vehicles or campers. In 2017 160 individuals/family members were able to sleep in vehicles or campers. Learn more about Overnight Parking>

First Place Annex Night Shelter

First Place Annex Night Shelter is a consortium of faith communities and other groups that partner with St. Vincent de Paul to feed, entertain and offer kindly support to families in temporary shelter at First Place Annex. As such, they take on meals and evening hospitality for up to 80 families without homes. In 2017 Night Shelter served 44 families.158 individuals with children ranging from newborn to 17 years. Learn more about Night Shelter and First Place Annex>

Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)

SSVF aims to help veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness with the resources they need to become or remain permanently housed. In 2017 SSVF helped a total of 324 veterans.  Learn more about SSVF>