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Transitional Shelter Program

Mission Statement

To provide transitional shelter for people who are looking to move into more permanent  housing and are wanting help to remove barriers to that goal.

Program Description

  • A temporary shelter program for 6 months (up to 12 months with 1 month extensions at a time).

  • A program with case management that will help a person work on employment goals, physical health goals, mental health goals, recovery goals, and housing goals.

  • A program for women and possibly women with school age children. The children must attend local school and be supervised at all times by their parent when on the church property.

  • A program that is safe and healthy for the people who participate, safe and health for the church, and safe and healthy for the community.

  • A program that helps those who want to help themselves. The people who are involved with the program will not work harder than the participants.

Application Qualifications

  • 18 years and older adult female.

  • Have a history of homelessness, which may include living with others in a non-permanent manner (such as sleeping on couches). 

  • May be from the Fern Ridge community or the Eugene-Springfield area. 

  • Be currently drug and alcohol free. They may have a history of substance use, but be willing to participate in programs to aid in their sobriety and be willing to have random drug and alcohol testing. 

  • Be willing to set goals and work on them.

  • Be willing to have others help them with achieving their goals. 

  • May have mental health diagnosis and symptoms, but be willing to work on their mental health wellness.

  • NOTE: We CANNOT allow pets (such as dogs, cats, birds, small animals) on the property. Fish are allowed. 


  • Applications are taken on a rolling basis.

  • Applicants need to fill out all the paperwork in full to be considered. 

  • Applicants will meet with the Case Manager for a screening. Part of the screening will be a drug test and background check process. 

  • Applicants need to fill-out and sign the paperwork and agreements once they are accepted before they move in.

  • Applicants will work with the Program Supervisor on an intake assessment to help with goal setting.

Send the completed application to
PO Box 308, Elmira Or, 97437, or email it as an attachment to
Applications will be reviewed in date order received after 10/1/2022.

If you are unable to access or print out the application document, you can contact us and we can help you get a copy of the application.

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