All programs are for individuals and families who live within the Canby School District.
– EMERGENCY FOOD BOXES
Hunger exists in every community of our country. 1 in 6 people struggle to get enough to eat. Our aim is to provide a meal or two for families in a food emergency to get them through to the next community food bank.
Canby Area Food Banks:
498 N.W. 9th St.
4:00 – 8:00 pm
900 N. Juniper
9:00 – 11:00am
1st and 3rd Saturday of each month
– HARVEST SHARE
This is a free resource of fresh fruits, vegetables, eggs, bread and other miscellaneous groceries every Tuesday morning. The Harvest Share is made possible due to partnerships with local farm stands, fruit and vegetable farms, community members, Gleaners, Safeway and Thriftway.
– MOBILE KITCHEN
The St. Vincent De Paul mobile kitchen offers a free hot lunch every Thursday at The Canby Center. Come and join us!!! Lunch is also shared inside The Canby Center on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 12:00 to 2pm.
– CLOTHING EXCHANGE
Adequate clothing and hygiene are two of the most basic human needs identified which provides an individual with a sense of dignity and self-worth. The Clothing Exchange is a program provided by the generous donations of our local community. Clients are permitted to access the resources of the Clothing Exchange every 2 months. The Clothing Exchange is not a hand-out, but rather a hand-up. To foster a sense of being a contributing member of our Canby community, returning clients are encouraged to donate clothing as well.
– BLANKETS / SLEEPING BAGS
Basic toiletries may be accessed for those in challenging situations.
– EMERGENCY DENTAL CARE
Free emergency dental treatment is available through the Medical Teams International Dental Clinic on a regular basis. Extractions and/or simple fillings are performed to alleviate pain and improve health.
To qualify as an applicant people must live within the Canby School District, become a client of The Canby Center and complete a dental application.
– UTILITY AND RENTAL ASSISTANCE
We may provide rental assistance, utility assistance, and budget counseling to individuals or families who meet the assistance criteria preventing eviction, homelessness and to help stabilize their housing. Appointments are necessary.
Vision and Medical referrals are available for those who are uninsured.