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Posted on: September 21, 2022

The Alliance for Equitable Housing: What it is and Why it Matters

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The population living literally homeless on the street in Linn County has increased 230% from July 2019 to July 2022. That’s a shocking increase. When we look at the why behind the increase, it quickly becomes clear that housing, and access to it, is a co...

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Linn County Community Services - Core Services
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Linn County Funds Local Human Service Agencies

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Linn County distributed more than $250,000 this week to local human service agencies that address important community needs, such as: 

  • Food insecurities
  • Housing
  • Adult and child health/dental care
  • Domestic violence
  • Recidivism
  • Transportation

The funding c...

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Linn County Community Services - Core Services
Posted on: April 5, 2022

Mental Health Access Center Expands Hours to Include Weekends

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Linn County is pleased to announce the Mental Health Access Center will expand its walk-in hours to include weekends effective Saturday, April 9, 2022. Individuals 18 years of age and older who are experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis can ...

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Linn County Community Services - Core Services
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Linn County Awards $1 Million to PATCH Program

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The Linn County Board of Supervisors today approved $1 million to the Housing Fund for Linn County for the PATCH Program (Providing Assistance to Community Homeowners). The funding comes from Linn County’s portion of the federal American Rescue Plan Act (...

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