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
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Closed

Housing Programs

ARCHES Rapid Re-Housing Program:
This program provides a range of supportive services for individuals and families experiencing homelessness. Services include case management, housing placement assistance, and short-to-medium-term 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 management for individuals and families experiencing homelessness and those at risk of becoming homeless. In order to be eligible, households must reside in Marion County and be actively receiving supervision through Marion County Parole & Probation.


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 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 be experiencing homelessness or be at imminent risk of becoming homeless.

Supportive Services for Veteran Families:
This program provides supportive services for low or very low-income veteran households who are experiencing homelessness or at-risk of becoming homeless. The services are designed to increase the housing stability of veteran households. A Veteran household may be comprised of a single individual or of multiple persons. The head of household or the spouse of the head of household must be a veteran.

Referral Process:
Individuals interested in working with an ARCHES housing program will be asked to complete an ARCHES Pre-Assessment Form. Eligibility will be determined based on information provided on the Pre-Assessment 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.

Pre-Assessments can be mailed, hand delivered to the ARCHES office, or faxed.
   
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