The ARCHES Project  
1164 Madison St NE
Salem, OR 97301
Telephone: 503-399-9080
Fax: 503-399-9118

Cherriot's Bus Lines #3, #17, and #20

Office hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
The ARCHES Project serves as a center designed to provide referral and services to individuals
and families experiencing homelessness, and those at-risk of becoming homeless.

Services provided through the ARCHES Project include:

Drop-In Day Center
The Drop-In Day Center is designed for individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness. Breakfast and lunch are served daily. The facility provides a safe and comfortable environment, showers, hygiene supplies, sack lunches, laundry facilities, telephone access, a mailing address, and information about community resources.

Day Center Hours of Operation:
  Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday/Sunday
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Closed

Housing Programs

Transitional Housing Program:
This program provides a range of supportive services for individuals and families experiencing homelessness. Services include case management, housing placement assistance, and may include on-going rental assistance. Eligible household must be experiencing barriers to accessing and maintaining stable housing.

HOME Tenant Based Assistance Program:
This program provides on-going rental assistance and case anagement for individuals and families experiencing homelessness and those at risk of becoming homeless. In order to be eligible, household must reside in Marion County and be actively receiving services through Marion County Parole& Probation, Marion County Reentry Services, or Marion County Drug Court.


RENT Tenant Education Program:
This program provides tenant education workshops to assist individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness and encountering barriers to accessing housing due to poor rental histories, poor credit, or criminal histories. Each workshop consist of five sessions designed to teach participants the skills necessary to be successful tenants.

Housing Stabilization Program:
This program provides short-term case management and financial assistance to families experiencing homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless.

Housing Assistance Program:
This program provides case management and financial assistance to individuals and families experiencing homelessness and those at risk of becoming homeless. Eligible households will have
recent employment loss (within 90 days) due to the economy.

City of Salem Interim Assistance Program:
This program provides a one-time emergency rental assistance in the amount of one-month's rent
to households at imminent risk of becoming homeless, and security deposit assistance to households
where this assistance will enable them to access stable housing. Eligible households will
have the resources available to pay ongoing rent after the one-time assistance.

Referral Process:
Individuals interested in working with an ARCHES housing program will be asked to complete an ARCHES Project Referral Form. Eligibility will be determined based on information provided on the Referral form. Additional information may be requested as needed. Eligibility requirements vary between the housing programs. Applicants who meet eligibility criteria will attend an intake appointment and be provided services,as program capacity allows.

Referrals can be mailed, hand delivered to the ARCHES office, or faxed.
   
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