Address: 545 S.W. Second St., Suite A, Corvallis, OR 97333
Phone numbers: Benton County (Corvallis) 541-752-1010; Lincoln County (Newport) 541-265-8505; Linn County (Albany) 541-928-6335
What it does: Established in July 1980 as the state-designated community action agency for Linn, Benton, and Lincoln counties, Community Services Consortium is one of 18 community action agencies in Oregon that deliver programs designed to combat poverty and its root causes in Oregon.
As part of a nationwide network of anti-poverty organizations, CSC aims to educate and advocate for those in need in Linn, Benton, and Lincoln counties.
CSC is supported by federal, state, and local funds, as well as through private grants, donations, and fundraising efforts.
Wishes: Each year the Community Services Consortium assists thousands of people to keep a roof over their heads, keep the lights and heat on, and put food on their tables. It also provides education programs and job skills training necessary for self-sufficiency. Visit http://www.communityservices.us/giving-season-catalog to make a gift in your name or in honor of a loved one.
Contact: Dee Teem, community relations and development director, 541-574-2277; 250 S.W. Broadalbin St. S.W., Suite 2A, Albany, OR 97321; http://www.communityservices.us