Services

Turning Point Community Service Center provides the following services to residents of the 97016 zip code.

Emergency food boxes-We are affiliated with the Oregon Food Bank. Our Regional food bank is the Columbia Pacific Food Bank in St Helens Oregon. We do not discriminate against anyone who applies for our assistance.

Energy Assistance-We provide assistance with electricity costs to our clients who are customers of the Clatskanie PUD and who live within our service boundary. (proof of income will be required)

Transportation assistance-We offer free bus passes as available to persons needing transportation to anywhere the Columbia County Rider operates. When finances permit we may also provide small short term loans for gas if using the bus is not a viable option.

Housing payment assistance-When money is available we may assist a household experiencing a temporary crisis situation with payment of all or part of one month of rent or mortgage payment provided our help will assure that the household will not be subject to an eviction for at least another 30 days. (proof of income will be required)

DHS applications-We are contracted with the State of Oregon as Application Assistance Providers for the Oregon Healthy Kids Program. We have applications on hand for OHK, food stamps (aka SNAP) TANF, and Oregon Health Plan.

Other- As funds permit we are always happy to help solve transportation problems. We can offer free bus passes for the Columbia County Rider, occasional gas loans or help you connect to other people going your way.

Prescription assistance- is also available on a limited basis as funds allow. We can often help you connect with programs offered by the local clinics or the hospital which offer financial assistance to patients in need. If needed we may be able to pay for a single fill of a critical prescription.

Turning Point Community Services Center. 220 Columbia River Hwy, Clatskanie, Oregon 97016. Phone/Fax: 503 728-3126. Email: turning_point@frontier.com