The Eugene Mission is the only drop-in night shelter for homeless adults in Lane County. In recent years, the Christian organization has developed the “Life Change Program” to help people deal with addiction and other problems. It’s not easy.
The Eugene Mission says many who are homeless suffer from mental health conditions. To help tackle the problem, the Mission brought in two in-house counselors. Jennifer Wells and Alysha Green are actually graduate students at Northwest Christian University.
At one point in their lives, both Dennis Dawes and Howard Robinson were homeless. The Life Change Program at the Eugene Mission helped the men change their situation. “It helps me with my sobriety every day,” Dawes said.
Read the full article at RegisterGuard.com Every man who walks through Ray Schafer’s door has a story about his past. They are addicts and ex-convicts, outcasts and domestic abusers, transients and long-term homeless.
Read the full story at KEZI.com The Eugene Mission is expanding services, allowing the nonprofit to assist more clients with food, shelter and clothing, but now the mission is preparing to cut a major program.
Read the full article at RegisterGuard.com Suzanne Schnaible is ready to move. Eager, in fact. On Monday, Schnaible and other women who live at the Eugene Mission homeless shelter will begin moving to a new dormitory.
By Kelly ArdisFor the RegisterGuard.comFebruary 11, 2013 Read the original article at RegisterGuard.com Employed most of his life, Yancy Washington initially struggled to find work when he moved from Portland, Maine, to Eugene in August.
By Sean CuellarFor KEZI.comFebruary 1, 2013 Read the original article at KEZI.com The Eugene Mission is teaming up to expand services. Goodwill is setting up a job training center on site and will open it next week.
Read the original article at KEZI.com The percentage of homeless women in Eugene has steadily increased in the last decade. Around 700 of the 2,000 homeless people in Eugene use the services provided by the Eugene Mission every single day.
By Bob Welch The Register-Guard * photo courtesy of The Register Guard The new executive director shares how his and his wife’s spiritual conversion led them here After a day on the streets, the man was tired and hungry.
By Greg BoltThe Register Guard To everything there is a season, including retirement. And after 50 years as the guiding light of the Eugene Mission, the season of retirement has finally come for Ernie Unger.
Blessed are those who have regard for the weak; the LORD delivers them in times of trouble.