Our Annual Impact
A Year in Review
Over the past year, ACCESS provided life-changing support to more than 70,000 Jackson County residents. The pandemic, wildfires, and rising costs have driven an overwhelming need for housing, utility, and food assistance. It has been an honor to serve the Rogue Valley for the past 46 years and ACCESS will continue to be here for those who need us.
ACCESS By the Numbers
70,101 Jackson County residents received vital resources & support from ACCESS
213,698 independent services provided
1 in 5 Jackson County residents fed through the ACCESS Regional Food Bank
$9.2 million of rental assistance provided
$5.5 million provided in rental assistance for fire survivors
$6 million in home purchases provided to fire survivors
ACCESS Food and Nutrition Programs
Food Programs are vital resources for Jackson County. Our network of 32 food pantries, mobile pantry, and nutrition programs are a lifeline for many families, children, Veterans, seniors, and those with disabilities.
1 in 5 Jackson County residents fed by ACCESS Food Bank
pounds of food distributed through our Food Bank warehouse
pounds of fresh produce provided to our local food pantries
pounds of food saved from landfills through our Fresh Alliance partners
residents received food assistance from ACCESS
pounds of food distributes to children through our Powerpack Program
new food pantries opened in FY22
Energy Assistance and Weatherization
These programs help address immediate energy assistance needs and also provide long-term solutions for reducing utility payments for low-income residents.
Jackson County residents received energy assistance
households received energy bill payment assistance
homes weatherized – increasing energy efficiency
average annual utility savings of weatherized homes
ACCESS Housing and Homeownership Programs
ACCESS is an approved HUD Housing Counseling Agency that promotes housing stability through homeownership education, rental assistance, and affordable housing for families, seniors, Veterans, and people with disabilities.
of rental assistance provided
people received rental and homeownership counseling and education
Veterans received housing stability services
Center for Community Resilience
The Center for Community Resilience (CCR) helped more than 1,500 survivors of the 2020 wildfires by providing housing navigation case management, rental assistance, homeownership counseling, and down payment assistance. Learn More
More than $5.5 million in rental assistance and $6 million in home purchases provided to fire survivors
Medford Severe Weather Shelter
The shelter operates in partnership with the City of Medford to provide emergency shelter in the event of extreme heat, cold, smoke, and other severe weather conditions. Learn More
3,112 Medford Severe Weather Shelter visits
Medical Equipment Loan Program
This loan program directly benefits those with medical needs – with no cost or income qualifications. This program is funded exclusively with monetary and equipment donations. Learn More
5,279 pieces of medical equipment loaned- saving our community over $1.5 million in medical equipment expenses.
Over the Top Wig Program
The Over the Top Wig Program provides free wigs, hats, and scarves to those experiencing hair loss due to cancer treatment or other medical diagnoses. Learn More
Nearly 100 women with cancer and other medical diagnoses received a wig, hat, or scarf.
The Annual Impact of Volunteers
416 dedicated volunteers donated more than 28,000 hours of their time in 2023!