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Section 8 waiting list OPEN in Lane County

By Matt Kinshella

This from HACSA's website:

The Section 8 Waiting List will be open from April 8, 2013 at 9:00 AM and close April 15, 2013 at 4:00 PM.

Your organization is probably ignoring this key to success

By Curtis Waterbury, Creative Director
Generally speaking, design is not a top priority for organizations providing social services. In fact, it’s probably not on the priority list at all. Why would it be? We’re in the business of helping people, not providing visual effects. Or at least that’s how I imagine the argument playing out.
 

Health Connect Corner: Understanding Coordinated Care Organizations

By Susan Salisbury

Every week I'll be sharing insider tips on health care programs, information about health care reform and how health insurance works in Oregon.

And as a Consumer Health Advocate for 211info's Oregon Health Connect program, my two colleagues and I have more than three decades worth of experience helping people find resources.

Health Connect Corner: Medical coverage for people with disabilities

By Susan Salisbury, Consumer Health Advocate

Every week I'll be sharing insider tips on health care programs, information about health care reform and how health insurance works in Oregon.

And as a Consumer Health Advocate for 211info's Oregon Health Connect program, my two colleagues and I have more than three decades worth of experience helping people find resources.

We are here to answer you questions Monday - Friday 8am to 6pm. Just dial 211 or email us: health.connect@211info.org.

A plain-spoken guide to understanding the Veterans Health Administration

By Deanna Dalton, Military Liaison

I wanted to provide answers to common questions about the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), which can play an important role in the lives of many of our neighbors, cleints, friends and family who have a relationship with the military.

The more we all understand this vital agency, the better chance we have of using that information to benefit those we care about.  

2013 Summer Food Support Grants are available!

By Matt Kinshella

This is in from our friends at Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon:

Are you a Summer Food Service Program sponsor, site, or partnering organization? If so, it's time to start gearing up for Summer 2013 and Partners wants to help.

If you are interested in expanding your program's participation this summer and could use up to $5,000 to do it, apply for our Summer Food Support Grants. Applications are due April 26, 2013