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“Helping People. Changing Lives.”

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

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Per current government guidelines, Congregate Meals at Senior Centers are cancelled until further notice. Take-out Meals and Deliver options are available. Please contact your local Senior Center for more information.

Seeking Board Member

If you live in Wallowa County, we may have a volunteer position for you. Candidate must be able to represent the needs of low-income persons. Contact Connie at 541-426-3840 for more information.

Giving the blues the slip!
Our PEARLS program helps Seniors enhance their self-care, social interactions, and physical activities through free in-home counseling sessions. Call Kathy 541-963-3186 for more information.

Can't Afford Home Repairs?
Find out if you qualify for an interest-free construction loan. Call our Housing Rehab department 541-963-3186 for more information.

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The mission of Community Connection of Northeast Oregon, Inc. is to advocate for and assist senior citizens, children, low-income persons, and persons with disabilities in attaining basic human needs and in becoming more self-sufficient.

This will be accomplished by providing direct client services; stimulating a more efficient use of existing resources; broadening the available resource base; and providing decent, safe, sanitary and affordable housing for low and moderate income persons.

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Senior Services

Community Connection has been designated as an Area Agency on Aging (AAA), one of 700 such agencies across the United States, committed to serving older individuals. We provide a comprehensive and coordinated range of services making it possible for each person to participate in the services of their choice. These services assist both the frail older person who can remain at home if they receive the right supports to those who are healthy and can benefit from the activities and socialization provided by community-based programs.

Kids Club

La Grande’s Only Before and After School Childcare Center for Children Grades K-6.

It is with great sadness we deliver the news that Kids Club will be closing its doors June 2, 2020 at 5:30 pm.

Kids Club was created in September 1995.  The program is located at Riveria Activity Center and is open year round.  Transportation to and from school is provided. Program staff consists of highly trained teachers.  Kids Club meets all Oregon daycare center licensing regulations.

School Year Hours: 7:00-8:30 AM & 2:30-5:30 PM, Monday through Friday.   Summer Hours: 7:00 AM – 5:30 PM, Monday through Friday

Meals on Wheels

A person aged 60 or over and the spouse of the person regardless of age or condition are eligible to receive home-delivered meals if one or the other is homebound by reason of illness, incapacitating disability or is otherwise isolated. Hot, nutritious noon meals are delivered up to five days per week. Frozen meals may be delivered for the weekends.
In some cases, meals may be delivered to individuals under the age of 60 if they receive Medicaid and if home-delivered meals are a part of their care plan.

Donate

Change lives with your gift. Your generous contribution will help us serve the most vulnerable members of our communities.  Please donate now.

Advise on Toilet paper shortage

With some people likely short of toilet paper, avoid flushing alternatives including paper towels, napkins, and even wipes described on the package as “flushable.”  Those products should be placed in the trash instead.

Products other than toilet paper are not designed to break down rapidly, even if they seem similar. Although these items can potentially clog a city’s sewer mainlines, by far the biggest risk is to the lateral lines that connect homes to the mainlines. That’s because the laterals are much smaller diameter pipes. And unlike the mainlines, which a city is responsible for unclogging, blockage on the laterals is the homeowner’s responsibility.

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Community Partners

Contact Us

2802 Adams Avenue
La Grande, OR 97850
Tel: (541) 963-3186
Fax: (541) 963-3187

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