“Where being a homeless child no longer means being cold, hungry or left behind.”

our mission

Maslow Project’s mission is to offer every homeless child and youth the probability of success and the opportunity for a better life. We do this by providing resources for basic needs, removing barriers to education and employment, and fostering self-sufficiency in a collaborative and empowering environment.

our services

street outreach

Our Outreach Team goes out into the community to meet youth where they are. We offer basic needs, food and more information about our services.

School-based Outreach

We have case managers and family advocates in schools through out Jackson and Josephine Counties, offering direct support to our youth in their schools.

Basic needs

We offer access to clothing items, food boxes, hygiene supplies, hot meals, snacks and other services at our drop-in center.


Individual and/or family Mental Health Counseling and Crisis Intervention is available by appointment.

Family advocacy

Family Advocates are often the first Maslow staff homeless kids and their parents/guardians meet: both at our Resource Center and at schools.

Positive Youth Development

We offer a variety of programs and activities for youth to learn, create, and connect. 

Help When you need it

Maslow Project Can Help: 

Homeless children and teens, ages 0-21, and their families – in Jackson and Josephine Counties, Oregon.

Does a person have to be living on the streets to be considered homeless? 

No! We can help you if you are living in any of the following situations:

  • On the streets/camping
  • In a car/trailer (no heat, electricity, water)
  • Doubled-up (not by choice)
  • Hotels/Motels
  • Couch surfing
  • Staying in a shelter
  • Living in a place not designed for people

We are here to help! Contact us today!

Estamos aqui para ayudar! Contactanos hoy!

Medford (Drop-In Center): 541-608-6868

Grants Pass: 541-841-1974

Text (Mensajes): 541-601-2443

We put youth at the center of all we do.

Te Podemos Ayudar Si: 

Tienes 21 anos o menos o, eres el padre de un nino de edad escolar en los condados de Jackson Y Josephine

Dede una persona estar viviendo en la calle para ser considerados personas sin hogar? 

No! Te podemos ayduar si estas actualmente, recientmiente, o proxiamente:

  • Quedandose con amigos o familiares
  • Viviendo en hoteles 
  • Camping
  • En la calle
  • Viviendo en un coche o en una caravana
  • Quedandose en un refugio o en una situacion temporal
  • Viviendo en una situacion peligrosa o insequra

Maslow by the numbers


Clothing Items Given


Emergency Food Boxes


Average age of a Maslow youth


of our youth stayed in school all year


of homeless seniors graduated on time

(over twice the national average)


of case-managed youth connected to community activities


enrolled in college after graduation


Walk in Visits


Youth & Families Served


Children age 5 & younger served

Get involved

Become a Volunteer

Maslow Project is a small, grassroots organization. We value community involvement and rely on volunteers with a diverse range of skills. Click the image for a list of volunteer opportunities.

Host a Donation Drive

Donations of food, new or gently-used clothing, hygiene supplies, diapers and school supplies are always appreciated. Click the image for a list of our most needed items.

Make a Financial Donation

Your financial donation gives us the ability to respond quickly and effectively to the needs of the youth and families we serve.

Host an Event or Fundraiser

Your financial donation gives us the ability to respond quickly and effectively to the needs of the youth and families we serve.

One Food Box

Graduation Cap And Gown

Student Can Play A Sport

GED Test Fees

Clothing & School Supplies
For A Year

Case Management
For A Year

Donate To Maslow


of our donation goes directly to client programs

Frequently Asked Questions

Average age of the youth Maslow Project serves?

11 years old. This is because Maslow serves children and youth between the ages of 0-21.

Percent of students enrolled in Jackson county that are homeless?

10%. Roughly 1 in 10 students are identified as homeless each year.

How do Federal Education Laws define homeless?

They define homeless as any student who lacks a fixed, adequate and regular night-time residence. For example, hotels, camping, cars/trailers, couch-surfing and unsheltered.

Number of homeless children under that age of 5 that we serve?

Over 400 a year

Are most homeless teens runaways?

No. Most teens end up homeless due to abuse, economic hardships or neglect.

Most homeless children and teens are without a parent or guardian. T/F?

False: most homeless children and teens are part of an entire family all experiencing homelessness.

Maslow Project only provides basic needs such as food and clothing. True or False?

False: Maslow DOES provide basic needs as kids can’t aspire to high level goals if their survival needs aren’t addressed first. However, Maslow ALSO provides a variety of supports to help engage kids in school, gain life skills and work toward higher level goals in life such as college and employment.

what’s happening at Maslow

Free Haircuts today from 2-5 at Maslow Project!

Thank you Morgan Victoria Events!
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Hey Local Parents!

The Family Connection is hosting Together for Children: Free Parent Education Day this Saturday from 8-3:30 -- an event that is free to attend and is open to anyone with a child in their lives!

Lunch will be provided!

Check out the event page for more information and sign up by following the link below!
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Together for Children: Free Parent Education Day

February 25, 2017, 8:00am - February 25, 2017, 3:30pm

Parents, Grandparents, etc... Anyone with a child in their life can register for FREE! Clases disponibles en Español, por favor, elija la opción 1B y 2D para clases en Español. FREE LUNCH & FRE...

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Opus Broadcasting is auctioning off 2 tickets to see ELTON JOHN on March 4th! The auction ends Friday!

All proceeds will benefit Maslow Project's work with homeless youth and families in Southern Oregon!

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Thank you Opus Broadcasting, 102.7 The Drive, Hot 98.9, Ninetysixnine Rogue!!
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The AUCTION to Benefit Maslow Project starts Monday 2/20 at 10:00am at

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April 20th Maslow Project will be the beneficiary of Art 4 Joy's Sip & Paint event!

Admission is $50 and includes all supplies/materials as well as participants' first beverage (additional beverages available for purchase). Ages 12+ are welcome. No ability to draw required!

We're excited to have a night filled with fun while supporting homeless youth and families in our community!

**Edit** The Date of this event has been changed from March 1st to April 20th! We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
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Sip & Paint Maslow Project Fundraiser

April 20, 2017, 6:30pm - April 20, 2017, 9:30pm

We are raising money for the Maslow Project! This is a great community service organization that benefits homelss children. Maslow Project’s mission is to offer every homeless child and youth the pr...

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