Health

HEALTH PROGRAMS

HEalth

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:

St. Patrick’s Catholic Church

503-266-9411
498 N.W. 9th St.
4:00 – 8:00 pm
Every Wednesday

Canby Alliance Church
503-266-2074
900 N. Juniper
9:00 – 11:00 am
3rd Saturday of each month

– HARVEST SHARE

Every Tuesday, doors open at 9:30 am and starts at 10:00 am.

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

Thursdays 11:00am—1:00pm

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

Monday – Thursday: 11:30 am until 3:30 pm

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

Blankets and sleeping bags may be available.

– SHOWERS

Monday’s and Thursday’s from 9:00 am to noon.

Warm showers are available due to our partnership with Bethany Church. Toiletries and clean towels are provided.

– TOILETRIES

Basic toiletries may be accessed for those in challenging situations.

– EMERGENCY DENTAL CARE

Days and times vary depending on availability.

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.

– REFERRALS

Vision and Medical referrals are available for those who are uninsured.