Welcome to our Resource page. Here you can find all different kinds of assistance made available by many wonderful agencies in our community. At the bottom you can find our governing documents. If you're unable to find something that meets your needs, be sure to send us a message!

American Red Cross   

541-962-0952     1806 Cove Ave., La Grande, OR

Disaster relief, Armed Forces emergency services, First-Aid, CPR, water safety training, disaster preparedness, blood donor program coordination.


541-805-9355 (La Grande)

541-805-5092 (Cove, Elgin, Imbler, N.Powder, Union)

A joint effort of Union County, Intermountain Education Services District, Union County School Districts, and Greater Oregon Behavioral Health, Inc.  Care is designed to help at-risk children and their families with multiple issues by offering them a "no wrong door" approach.

Center for Human Development (CHD)

541-962-8800     2301 Cove Ave., La Grande, OR

800-621-1646 (Alcohol/drug help line-youth line)

541-963-3758 (Alcoholic's Anonymous) 541-962-8801 (Public Health)  541-962-8800 (Veteran Services Officer)

CHD provides services for drug and alcohol related issues, environmental health, mental health, developmental health, Veteran's services and services for disabled community members.

Childcare Resources & Referral

541-975-5607     1100 K Ave. 1st Floor, La Grande, OR

Provides free referrals to parents seeking childcare. Licensed and exempt childcare providers receive training, technical assistance, and support from CCR&R. Childcare data and information is also available.

Community Connection of NE Oregon

541-963-7532 (Senior Center)     1504 Albany, La Grande, OR

541-663-1492 (Kid's Club)     541-963-2877 (Transportation)

541-963-3186 (Admin Office, Housing, Weatherization, Rehab)

Community Connection provides transportation, energy assistance, food bank referrals, emergency funding, self-sufficiency programs, tax prep and legal aid info, home rehab and ownership programs. Senior center provides lunch, games, workshops, care planning. Kids Club has daycare for children 5-12 year round. Free summer lunch program for youth 1-18 years.

Department of Human Services

541-963-7276 (Aging & People with Disabilities)

541-963-8571 (Child Welfare)  541-963-4113 (Self-Sufficiency)

Medical assistance & food stamps for the elderly and/or disabled who have limited income & resources. Services for seniors needing long-term care. Abuse investigation no matter the income level. Child protection, foster care, adoption, parent training, family counseling & sex abuse treatment, referrals to drug/alcohol treatment. SNAP, medical/cash assistance, jobs, etc

Eastern Oregon Center for Independent Living

877-711-1037     322 SW 3rd St., Pendleton, OR

A disability resource and advocacy center for people with disabilities and seniors.

Eastern Oregon Head Start

541-962-3622     One University Blvd., La Grande, OR

Head Start promotes school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children ages 3 to 5 through the provision of educational, health, nutritional, social and other services for low-income families and children with disabilities.

Food Banks

Cove  541-962-0830

Elgin  541-786-8995

Neighbor's Together (La Grande)  541-963-9126

North Powder  541-898-2146

Salvation Army (La Grande)  541-963-4829

Union  541-562-5531

Neighbors Together Ministries


Limited assistance for emergency lodging, motel assistance and wood; they can help only when funds are available. They no longer provide any services for utility or rental assistance.

Next Step Pregnancy Center

541-963-6918     902 D Street, La Grande, OR

Next Step provides pregnancy tests and peer counseling, abortion alternatives, pre and post abortion counseling, referral services, maternity clothes, baby clothes and items, infant care and parenting education, videos and books on related subjects. All services are free and confidential.

Northeast Oregon Housing Authority (NEOHA)


541-963-5360 or 800-452-8638   

2608 May Ln, La Grande, OR

NEOHA provides quality and affordable housing programs to low income persons. Programs include Low Rent Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher Program, 

Family Self-Sufficiency Program, Home-Ownership Program, Transitional Housing Program and Housing for the mentally ill.

Northeast Oregon Network (NEON)

541-624-5401     913 Main Ave., La Grande, OR

NEON is a non-profit community health organization serving Baker, Union, and Wallowa counties. Services include education and insurance enrollment questions concerning the Oregon Health Plan.

Public Health Department

541-963-8801     2301 Cove Ave., La Grande, OR

The Health Department provides immunizations, vital records, birth/death certificates up to six-months after event, TB state supplied treatment at no charge, std exams, HIV testing, case management, diabetes information, family planning, and home visits by nurse for high-risk pregnancies and young children.

Shelter From the Storm

541-963-7226 or 541-963-9261 for Hotline

10901 Island Ave., La Grande, OR

Provides support services to victims of domestic and/or sexual violence. Services include shelter, 24-hour crisis line, victim advocacy, peer counseling, and court support.

Northeast Oregon Public Transit

541-963-2877     2204 E. Penn, La Grande, OR

Provides seniors, persons with disabilities, and the general public rides to their employment, job training, schools, stores, banks, doctor's offices, etc. Also out of town medical appointments to those who qualify. Service to Baker City and Pendleton-Monday through Friday-and Wallowa County three days per week. Greyhound service also available in La Grande.

Veteran's Services Officer

541-962-8800     2301 Cove Ave., La Grande, OR

Service officers can assist veteran's and their families with compensation/pensions, medical care, military records, grave markers and veteran home loans. Some counties may have dedicated funds for shelter, food, counseling, medical, etc.

For a more comprehensive list of available local services and amenities, please click on the PDF file below.

Social Security Administrative Office

800-772-1213     2205 Cove Ave., La Grande, OR

Disabilities Commission - 503-947-1136

TTY - 800-325-0778

Social Security provides retirement, disability, survivors, and SSI benefits to all qualified individuals. Services provided in Baker, Grant, Union, and Wallowa counties.

Vital Records

541-963-1006     1001 4th St. Suite D., La Grande, OR

Access to marriage certificates, death certificates, and birth certificates.

Work Source Oregon

541-963-7111     1901 Adams Ave., La Grande, OR

Employment department provides local, regional, and national job listings, unemployment insurance claim filing, veteran's placement assistance, career development and classes to help with job placement.

Below are links to our governing documents, including our Aim & Driver Diagram, Charter, and Membership Agreement.

Aim & Driver