The foundation of Love INC of Clackamas County
The Clearinghouse connects people in need with resources in Clackamas County. Caring volunteers share Christ’s love by meeting physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of individuals and families. Requests for help referred to churches are specific, manageable, and verifiable.
1. Receive request for help. Requests are received either directly from a person in need or is referred to the local Love INC office by a partner church or local agency.
2. Assess the need. Specially trained Love INC volunteers or staff screen the request for extent of need and discover any deeper issues contributing to the circumstances.
3. Provide help. The request is referred to the most appropriate Love INC partner church, agency or faith-based organization. Staff or volunteers provide assistance or outreach programs appropriate to address the need.
4. Follow-up. The love INC office reviews the outcome. Was the immediate need met? Is there a core issue that requires longer-term attention? The follow-up also provides an opportunity for the recipient to become connected to a church if desired.
Love INC of Clackamas County offers assistance to all people, regardless of religious beliefs gender, race, or ethnic background.
The Clearinghouse is open Tuesday 9:00- 12:00 and Wednesday and Thursday 12:00-3:00
Please call (503)650-0153