Community Action Outreach Worker at the Main Library 

The Community Action outreach worker is back at the main library! 

The outreach worker is able to help people with child care resource and referral, weatherization, Head Start, energy assistance, housing resources, family shelter, Oregon Health Plan enrollment, and income-eligible TriMet enrollment. 

The outreach worker is at the main library, 12375 SW 5th St., on Wednesdays, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Thursdays, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; and Fridays, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The office is located on the second floor; you can follow the signs inside the library or ask library staff where Community Action is located. 

The outreach worker can help with: 

■ For people who need emergency food assistance, Community Action can provide an emergency food box. 

■ For those who need utility payment assistance, Community Action can make payments to utility companies and, in some cases, help with water payments. 

■ For people in need of bus passes, Community Action can assist with TriMet fare assistance enrollment. 

■ Community Action can provide rental assistance to aid in eviction prevention. 

■ For people who qualify for the weatherization program, auditors will do a thorough inspection of the home and assist with heating, cooling, and safety repairs. 

■ Community Action can help people with Oregon Health Plan enrollment, reenrollment, and system navigation. 

■ Community Action’s Help Me Grow program offers support to pregnant people and families with young children with referrals to home visiting programs. 

■ Community Action’s Head Start program offers high-quality early childhood education to children ages birth to five who live in Washington County. 

■ For people who would like to start their own child care business, Community Action offers support and trainings to assist with that process. 

■ Community Action offers career development opportunities for SNAP recipients, tenant education classes, and financial education classes. 

For more information, visit www.caowash.org