Category: Community Input

Homelessness resources and housing navigation center project designated as preferred project for bond

Benton County Board of Commissioners have voted to include funding for a homelessness services facility in the County’s planned bond measure, to be put before voters in May 2023. The Justice System Improvement Program (JSIP) is the County’s most comprehensive approach yet to determine how best to improve Benton County’s justice system and mental health […]

Join us October 19 for the Community Safety Forum.

Benton County Community Safety Forum: Improving Accountability and Emergency Response When: Wednesday, October 19, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Where: Linus Pauling Middle School, 1111 NW Cleveland Ave, Corvallis Attend in person or register to attend online Learn more about the Benton County Justice System Improvement Program (JSIP) as it relates to community safety. Featured speakers include Commissioner […]
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This week! Mental Health Forum: Better Outcomes in Crisis Response and the Justice System

The forum will include a short presentation and panel discussion for questions/answers from the public. Panelists include Commissioner Xan Augerot, Sheriff Jef Van Arsdall, Suzanne Hoffman, Health Department Director, Laura Hennum, CEO, Samaritan Health Services, Andrey Myhre, Executive Director, Corvallis Housing First, and Nick Kurth, Program Manager, Justice System Improvement Program. Please join us in […]
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