Services for families, individuals in need

Various services for families and individuals in need are available in Philomath. Here is a rundown of what’s available, including a dental van that will be in town on Friday.

Dental Van

When: Friday, Feb. 19, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Where: Philomath Community Services, 360 S. Ninth St.

What: Dental services (fillings or extractions) for those ages 19 and older without insurance. Those interested must call for an appointment by calling 541-929-2535. A service provided by Strengthening Rural Families, Medical Teams International and Samaritan Health Services.

School Meals

When: Weekdays, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Where: Philomath Middle School, 2021 Chapel Drive

What: Free grab-and-go meals (lunch and breakfast) for everyone ages 18 and under. To preorder meals, go online to www.csd509j.net/departments/food-nutrition-services/school-menus.

Food Bank

When: Tuesdays, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Thursdays, 9 a.m.-noon

Where: Philomath Community Services, 360 S. Ninth St.

What: Food for low-income families and individuals. Requirements include registering annually with the Food Bank, residence within the food bank’s geographic area of west of 53rd Street, Corvallis to the western border of Benton County and completion of refrigerator/freezer form. For information, visit PCS, call 541-929-2499 or go online to www.philomathcommunityservices.org/outreach-programs/food-bank.

Gleaners

When: Wednesdays, 4-6 p.m., Saturdays, noon-2 p.m.

Where: Philomath Community Services, 360 S. Ninth St.

What: Local food harvesting and woodshare programs that benefit low-income families and individuals. To sign up for the program or for more information, call 541-829-3980 or 541-231-7127. Information also available at www.philomathcommunityservices.org/outreach-programs/gleaners. The program is affiliated with the Linn Benton Food Share Gleaners.

June’s Kids Kloset

When: Tuesdays, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Thursdays, 9 a.m.-noon

Where: Philomath Community Services, 360 S. Ninth St.

What: Serves families by providing clothing, diapers, layettes and other necessities for their children. For information, visit PCS, call 541-929-2499 or go online to www.philomathcommunityservices.org/outreach-programs/junes-kids-kloset.

Neighbor to Neighbor Soup Kitchen

When: Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Where: College United Methodist Church, 1123 Main St.

What: Open to anyone in need of a hot meal.

Tax-Aide Program

When: Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through April 10

Where: Philomath City Hall, 1010 Applegate St.

What: The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program offers preparation assistance. Volunteers help people figure their taxes through in-person assistance and e-filing. An AARP membership is not required. The Philomath site is an appointment-only process. To schedule an appointment, call 541-602-5829. For more information on Tax-Aide, go online to www.aarp.org/taxaide.

PYAC Child Care

When: Weekdays, 2-6 p.m.

Where: Philomath Youth Activities Club, 421 S. 19th St.What: Limited spots available for children in kindergarten to age 12 in STARS program. Scholarships/financial assistance available on a sliding scale. For more information and to find the registration form, go online to www.pyac.net/childcare. For those with questions, email Sarah Woosley at [email protected].


Editor’s note: Organizations with services to offer for those in need can send information to [email protected].

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