July 21, 2024

UPDATED: Medford Declares severe weather alert, shelter opening

City Manager Brian Sjothun has extended a severe weather event declaration for Wednesday, Nov. 30 through Friday, Dec. 4. The declaration allows the use of approved severe event shelter facilities to provide overnight lodging when the temperature is expected to be below 25 degrees Fahrenheit or 32 degrees Fahrenheit with additional factors such as precipitation […]

Free Thanksgiving meals in the Rogue Valley

  Compiled by Southern Oregon Jobs with Justice — current as of Nov. 19. If you see anything that needs to be updated, please text 541.930.2170 or 541.200.5234 with information. Thank you. Tuesday Nov. 22 from 4 to 5:30 p.m., Peace House’s Uncle Foods Diner will have a traditional Thanksgiving meal in Pioneer Hall (73 […]

Warming Shelter Training and A call for volunteers

On the Nov. 16 episode of KSKQ’s We the People, Avram Sacks — organizer of the Ashland extreme weather shelter program — joined Jason Houk and Brad Smith to talk about an upcoming training session for those wanting to volunteer at the local overnight warming shelters. https://www.kskq.org/kskqweb/index.php/205-we-the-people/5831-we-the-people-11-16-22-avram-sacks-ashland-extreme-weather-shelter-progra

The Medford Drop is open

The Medford Drop is staffed by peer support specialists who are committed to helping young adults empower themselves and successfully transition into adulthood. Our programs and services help youth/young adults become leaders in their own lives and communities. We provide opportunities to build leadership and advocacy skills through team-based learning and activities. Above all, The Medford Drop […]