WE CARE
EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
Provides one-time financial assistance in emergency situations when no other help is available. Assistance includes rent and rental deposits, utility (electricity and gas) and water bills, small medical bills, or other emergencies requiring financial assistance. Does NOT provide assistance with purchase of a vehicle or paying for gasoline. Checks are written directly to service provider. Recent assistance from We Care is taken into consideration and may place applications at a lower priority compared to first-time applications.
865 NW Reiman Avenue
Corvallis, OR 97330
Eligibility: Serves individuals or families residing in Benton County in emergency situations where no other help is available from public or private sources AND the recipient will be able to manage successfully after a single assist.
Hours: Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday 10am-1pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (541) 243-8029 Main phone
  • (541) 243-8029 Main phone Monday-Wednesday 10am-1pm
Email Address: wecare.benton@gmail.com
COVID-19 INFORMATION: Due to COVID-19, paper applications are available for pickup while maintaining social distance. All interviews conducted by phone.
FEES: None
INTAKE PROCEDURE: Visit website or walk in for application. Applicants will be contacted for an interview. after which their application will be reviewed. Requests are presented anonymously to the We Care board who make the granting decisions at their weekly meetings.
DOCUMENTS: Completed written application. Requests for help with utility bills (electric, natural gas or water) or medical bills require a copy of most recent bill.
LANGUAGES: English
AREA SERVED: Benton County
Services:
  • Electric Service Payment Assistance
  • Gas Service Payment Assistance
  • Medical Care Expense Assistance
  • Rent Payment Assistance
  • Repair Services
  • Undesignated Temporary Financial Assistance
  • Water Service Payment Assistance
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WE CARE