UO’s Off Campus Housing Service
A university-operated directory of private, off-campus student housing options. It can also help you find a roommate!
UO Family Housing and University Apartments
Apartments and houses available at affordable rates and managed by the University. Child-friendly and pet-friendly options with community spaces and community garden plots. Wait times can be significant, so consider applying early!
Shelter and Transitional Housing Support
Eugene Mission offers a Men’s Center, a Women’s Center, and a Mothers and Childen’s center for those needing shelter. Serves 3 meals a day, and also offers laundry facilities, showers, clothing, toiletries, baggage storage, haircuts and snacks. You must be 18 or older to stay at the mission unless you are the child of a mother staying in the Mothers and Children’s center. The mission provides case management if needed. The Mission has a 90 day stay limit.
ShelterCare Homelessness Prevention Program
Location: 499 W. 4th Avenue, Eugene | Phone: 541-689-3785
Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday
Provides emergency financial support as well as advocacy and referrals for those at risk of becoming homeless. Also helps families who have lost their homes find new housing quickly.
Looking Glass, New Roads Program
Location: 941 West 7th Avenue – Eugene, OR 97402 |Phone: 541-686-4310
Hours: Monday 8:30-4:45; Tuesday 8:30-6:45; Wednesday 8:30-3:45; Thursday 8:30-6:45; Friday 8:30-4:45
Offers transitional living services for individuals experiencing homelessness, ages 16-21. Provides food, clothing, showers, internet access, counseling services, and employment services as well.
Community Supported Shelters
Location: 1160 Grant Street Eugene, OR 97402 | Phone: 541-683-0836
Hours: Monday: noon to 2pm, Tuesdays and Thursday: 10 am to 2 pm, Friday: 10 am to noon
Community Supported Shelters manages Eugene Safe Spots–safe and legal spaces for people experience homelessness to sleep. These sites provide porta-potties, trash and recycling, drinkable water, a fire pit, covered platforms for tents and covered common meeting spaces. Fill out an application at the Community Supported Shelters office to apply to receive a platform at a Safe Spot Camp Community.
First Place Family Shelter
Location: 1995 Amazon Pkwy Eugene, OR 97405 | Phone: 541-342-7728
Provides support for children and their families at risk of losing housing or who are in transition between homes. Addresses immediate needs as well as support to address barriers to self-sufficiency. First Place also facilitates the Interfaith Night Shelter program where faith communities offer meals and overnight living accommodations for families, as well as the Overnight Parking Program, where families can camp in a vehicle.
Location: 1577 Pearl St Eugene, OR | Phone (24 hours): 541-485-6513 or toll free 800-281-2800
Walk-in hours: Monday through Friday 9 am to 4:30 pm
Womenspace has a confidential shelter for survivors of intimate partner violence. The shelter serves single individuals as well as those with families. Provides safe housing as well as community referrals and additional support.
Rent and Utilities Assistance
Energy Bill Assistance – Catholic Community Services
Catholic Community Services partners with Lane County and local utilities to offer energy bill subsidies. Visit this page to see the various programs available. Must meet eligibility criteria.
Rent Assistance – St. Vincent de Paul
Location: 456 Highway 99 in Eugene | Phone: (541) 689-6747
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 10:00am – 12:30pm and 1:30 – 4:00pm. Closed Wednesdays. St. Vincent de Paul may be able to offer rent assistance as resources allow. Assistance varies. Contact St. Vincent de Paul by phone or in person and they will let you know what resources are available.
Egan Warming Centers
Locations: Throughout Eugene and Springfield (see website) | Phone: 541-689-6747
A coalition of community organizations that provide shelters when temperatures drop to 30 degrees or below between November 15th and March 31st.
Eugene Service Station
Location: 450 Highway 99 North Eugene, OR 97402 | Phone: (541) 461-8688
Hours: Open 8-5 every day
Provides homeless adults a place to access basic needs including food, day shelter, clothing, laundry and showers. Access to telephones and computers as well as assistance with job and housing referrals.
Overnight Parking Program
Phone (for individuals): Keith Heath, 541-461-8688 | Phone (for families with children): First Place Family Center, 541-342-7728
Managed by First Place Family Shelter. Provides legal camping, free garbage disposal, and portable restrooms to homeless families and individuals living in their vehicles.
Eugene Emergency Minor Home Repair Program
The City of Eugene offers zero-interest loans and grants to property owners in the city for minor home repairs including for electrical, plumbing, and heading systems; leaking roofs; basic home security; and accessibility improvements. Must meet income eligibility criteria.
Page last updated 9/4/18