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GAPS FACT Office
FACT (Families and Community Together) is the Health and Social Service program for the Greater Albany Public School District. The FACT Team links schools, students, and families with available community services and resources in the Albany area.

Lafayette Elementary School, 3122 Madison Street SE, Albany OR
Please use Welcome Center/FACT entrance, not the main office!
541-924-3720

Community Services Consortium (CSC)
As Oregon’s state-designated community action agency, CSC offers a number of services in Linn, Benton, and Lincoln counties. These services focus on essential day-to-day survival, such as food and housing, as well as developing new skills that lead to independence through education, training, and work.
541-928-6335

Love, Inc. of Linn County 
A Christian organization that helps families and the community with a variety of temporary labor services.
1606 Santiam Rd. SE, Albany, OR
M–Th 9:00am-1:00pm | Tuesday 5:00pm-8:00pm

541-924-5683

Oregon Department of Human Services Benefits 
Families can apply for food, cash, childcare and medical benefits all in one place
1-800-699-9075

Albany Recovers
Once you are on the website, simply provide your contact info and what you need.  Within an hour or two, an agency will contact you to provide you with what you need.  

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A general resource finder and can be downloaded as an app on your phone.  

Child Care Services

Community Childcare Partners
This list shows all organizational, licensed emergency childcare providers in Albany, OR.

Community Before and After School Child Care Program (CAP)
CAP is a GAPS program to provide child care services before and after school for GAPS families. CAP teachers are licensed by the Oregon Office of Child Care.
541-967-9322

Boys and Girls Club of Albany
If your student(s) are new to the BCG After-School Program (or it has been over 3 years since last attending), you will need to attend a mandatory orientation. Orientation will take place at the club everyday at 6pm until Sept. 3, 2021. Orientations are scheduled every Monday at 6pm after Sept. 3.

  • 1st – 12th grade. 
  • Monday-Thursday: After school-7:00pm, Friday: After school-6:00pn
  • $25 per child per year with some exceptions for non-school days.
  • Busing to the Boys and Girls Club is provided after school by GAPS.

Mid-Willamette Family YMCA
Register in person at the YMCA Welcome Center. Scholarship assistance and payment options are available on an as needed basis. Please contact the Family Director for more information.

  • K-5th grade (ask Family Director about preschool age and older students)
  • Monday-Friday: After school-6:30pm
  • Monthly Rate: Members $170/Guests $190 
  • Non-School Day Rate: additional $30 (hours 6:45am-6:30pm)
    **separate registration required
  • Busing to the YMCA is provided after school by GAPS. Please let your students office staff know if your student needs transportation to the YMCA.
Food Services

GAPS Free Meal Sites for all children ages 0-18

Pandemic EBT (P-EBT)
Provides families financial support to cover the cost of school meals during school closures, reduced hours and attendance or remote learning.  Oregon has been approved to provide Pandemic EBT benefits for the 2020-2021 school year. More benefits could also be provided over summer 2021 to cover food when children are out of school for the summer.

FISH of Albany Food Pantry
1035 SE 2nd Avenue, Albany, OR
9:00am-3:30pm M-F (call before 3:00pm to arrange pick up time)
541-928-4460

One box per month per household.
Must bring a piece of mail with your address on it.

Salvation Army Food Pantry
345 Columbus SE, Albany, OR
9:00-11:20am MWF (Call to make an appointment. They will meet you outside with a cart)
541-928-4774

One visit per month per household. 
Other Services Offered: Disaster services, emergency financial assistance, seasonal services, music and arts program for kids, character building programs, visitation services.

Signs of Victory Mission 
1100 SE Jackson St. Albany, OR
9:00am-6:00pm  M-Saturday
541-967-8545

St. Mary’s Soup Kitchen 
822 SW Ellsworth St, Albany, OR
5:00-6:00pm MWF
541-926-8562
Take out style at the back of the building.

SNAP and Oregon Trail Card (Formerly called food stamps)
118-SE 2nd Ave Albany, OR
541-967-2078
Apply for food assistance at DHS office or online. 

Free Education Resources COVID Health Resources

GAPS Mental Health Resources

Linn County Public Health Basecamp
The Emergency Management arm of Linn County Public Health has set up an online BaseCamp site where you can go to get real time information and ask questions. 

COVID-19 “Call-a-Nurse” These two phone numbers are staffed by RN’s that will answer COVID-19 concerns from community members. If you are experiencing symptoms, you can call here as a first step:

  • Samaritan Health Services: 541-451-7425
  • The Corvallis Clinic: 541-754-1285
Local Support Services

C.H.A.N.C.E.
231 Lyon Street S Albany, OR
541-791-3411
541-730-7602 (after hours)

Alcoholics Anonymous

Linn Benton County Narcotics Anonymous

Alcohol Rehab Centers

Local Transportation Services

Albany Transit System (ATS)

Call-A-Ride (for people with disabilities or people ages 60 and older)

Linn-Benton Loop Bus

Utility Services

City of Albany Water
541-917-7547

Internet by Comcast
Offers income-qualifying customers affordable internet services for $9.95 per month with the first two months free.

Emergency Broadband Benefit | SP
The Emergency Broadband Benefit provides eligible households with up to a $50 discount their monthly internet bill during the pandemic.

NW Natural Gas
1-800-422-4012

Pacific Power
1-888-221-7070