Welcome to: Community Works
Community Works serves children, adolescents, young adults, women and families who are working to overcome a severe life crisis or trauma. We help people move forward using their own strengths in a productive and positive way.
Community Works strives to strengthen lives and our community by responding to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, and high-need youth and their families, through support services and advocacy.
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Founded in 1996, Community Works is a 501(c)(3) non-profit agency serving youth and families, women and children affected by domestic and sexual violence, and the Jackson County community as a whole through our crisis hotline that operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, called Help Line (779-HELP) or Toll Free 855-216-2111. Through key community collaborations, a highly engaged Board of Directors, and deeply committed staff, we offer a comprehensive array of services that address the whole person and family.
Community Works is certified in Mental Health Therapy by the Oregon Department of Human Services. Our highly skilled therapists have current openings for children who do not qualify for any insurance, and for individuals, couples and families with private insurance. We are licensed Alcohol & Drug Treatment and Residential Care providers. Community Works is also a certified Foster Home provider. We operate Dunn House, an emergency shelter for women and children. Assistance with food, clothing, support, education about domestic violence, safety planning, resource referrals and emergency transportation are available for victims of domestic and sexual violence. Women at any stage of the healing process are welcome to join our support groups in English and Spanish. Lithia Springs Boys’ Home, Girls’ Home and School are sought after and accredited. Youth experiencing or in danger of homelessness are encouraged to call for help.
We offer confidential services for people who have experienced a life trauma, including:
- Tools and skills needed to live independently.
- Residential homes; and subsidized transitional housing for youth.
- Foster care for youth.
- Advocacy and assistance for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in courts and hospitals.
- Mental health therapy for families, couples, youth, adults and children.
- Housing at our domestic violence shelter, Dunn House.
- Street outreach and support for homeless youth.
- Advocacy and engaging community-wide responses for issues affecting our community.