Community, Cottage Grove

Homeless shelter bid awarded

COTTAGE GROVE – Carry it Forward, a Lane County non-profit that serves unhoused people, has been awarded $ 200,000 annual contract with the City of Cottage Grove to run the shelter site off of Highway 99. 

“I feel that this is the best bite we can make,” councilor Kenneth Roberts said at Monday’s council meeting. “We can protect our parks. We’re saving in the long run, because we’ll be paying for this one way or another. That’s the reality of this situation.” 

Kris McAlister, Carry it Forward director, says they . . .