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“Where all homeless youth have hope and a path forward.”

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

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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.

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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.

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Basic needs

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

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Counseling

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

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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.

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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 0-24, 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 24 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

Our Impact

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Clothing Items Given

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Emergency Food Boxes

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Average age of a Maslow youth

92%

of our youth stayed in school all year

75%

of homeless seniors graduated on time

(over three times the national average)

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of case-managed youth connected to community activities

37%

enrolled in college after graduation

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Walk in Visits

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Youth & Families Served

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Children age 5 & younger served

Get involved

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

$10
One Food Box

$30
Graduation Cap And Gown

$50
Student Can Play A Sport

$140
GED Test Fees

$250
Clothing & School Supplies
For A Year

$1,200
Case Management
For A Year

Donate To Maslow

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92%

of your donation goes directly to client programs

Become a Monthly Donor

 Help us reach our goal of 50 new monthly donors!

  • Click on the Donate Button Above

  • Select “Monthly” as your Donation Frequency

  • Enter the amount you would like to donate monthly, and click “Donate”. The site will walk you through the rest of the steps

#418fde Raised 32 towards the 50 target.

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

51 minutes ago

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Thanks so much to Porchfest 2018, and to everyone who came out to attend this wonderful community event! 100% of the funds Maslow Project receives from Porchfest will go to support Maslow Project's services to homeless youth and families in Josephine County. We are honored to have your support.Porchfest 2018 is honored to announce that due to the success of this year’s event, we will be able to award grants in the full amount requested by our two recipients, $7,500 to Maslow Project and $10,000 to CASA of Josephine County. A heartfelt Thank You to our sponsors, musicians, porch hosts, event-area residents, vendors, volunteers, and to our wonderful community for supporting Porchfest and our charitable giving. We couldn’t have reached our goal without you! ... See MoreSee Less

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1 day ago

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Don't know what to have for lunch?
Want an easy dinner to bring home to the family?
Want great food AND support a great non-profit?

Then come by MOD Pizza in North Medford today and they'll donate 20% of your bill to support Maslow Project's work in our community.

To participate, stop in MOD Pizza at 171 Rossanley Dr. Suite 101 and show them this flyer (in print or on your phone).
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6 days ago

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Looking for something to do this weekend? Come out to Grants Pass on Saturday for TWO awesome events that support Maslow Project.

The Giving Run is a 5K fun run/walk event that starts at 9AM. To register for the event, visit: www.eventbrite.com/e/the-giving-run-tickets-43538806743?aff=es2

After the run, head on over to Porchfest, a free, family-friendly music festival taking place on people's porches on the historic NW Washington Blvd. For a full description and map, please visit the website, porchfestgrantspass.org.

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7 days ago

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We had the privilege of awarding scholarships to 14 new grads last night. So proud of their accomplishments and hard work! Thank you to everyone who sponsored this opportunity and help these kids toward their college dreams. The coolest thing heard all night “my goal is to get a degree in Human Services and be a Maslow Case Worker one day” 😭❤️👍🙌🎉 🎓 Congrats to all our grads and scholarship recipients!!! ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

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Do you want to eat great pizza AND support Maslow Project's work to improve the lives of homeless youth and their families?

Then head over to MOD Pizza in Medford on June 20th and they will donate 20% of your bill to Maslow Project.

To participate, bring this flyer (either in print or on your phone) to MOD Pizza located at 171 Rossanley Drive, Suite 101 (near Trader Joes) between the hours of 10:30am and 10:00pm.

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