SWEET HOME EMERGENCY MINISTRIES
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
Provides limited assistance for the following: utility assistance (water, electricity, heating fuel with a past due or shut-off notice), rent (eviction prevention only), prescription assistance (no painkillers or mood-altering drugs), gasoline vouchers (for verified out-of-town doctor's appointments only), and propane vouchers (up to $25 to be used at Sweet Home RV Center), eyeglasses and laundry vouchers. May receive assistance once in a 12-month period, up to 3 times in a lifetime or (restricted to one time only for eviction prevention).
1115 Long Street
Sweet Home, OR 97386
Eligibility: Income at or below 185% of the Federal Poverty Level
Rent assistance: Must have an eviction notice
Utility assistance: Must have a shut-off notice
Hours: Tuesday/Wednesday/Saturday 9am-11:30am, closed 2nd Saturday of the month
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (541) 367-6504 Main phone
  • (541) 367-6504 Main phone
Email Address: shemfoodbank@gmail.com
INTAKE PROCEDURE: Walk in and complete an application or call for information
FEES: None
DOCUMENTS: Proof of address unless experiencing homelessness
Eviction notice required for rent assistance
Shut-off notice required for utility assistance
LANGUAGES: English, American Sign Language, Spanish intake form and information available
AREA SERVED: Sweet Home School District (Cities of Cascadia, Crawfordsville, Foster, Holley, and Sweet Home)
SITE HOURS: Tuesday/Wednesday/Saturday 9am-11:30am, closed 2nd Saturday of the month
TRAVEL/LOCATION INFORMATION: Located on Long Street next to the Fire Department
Services:
  • Electric Service Payment Assistance
  • Gas Money
  • Heating Fuel Payment Assistance
  • Prescription Expense Assistance
  • Rent Payment Assistance
  • Water Service Payment Assistance
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SWEET HOME EMERGENCY MINISTRIES