albany helping hands Farm

Note: As of 2016 there are no public (retail) farm operations with the exception of U-Haul Rentals, Sales of Pasture Raised Chickens, vehicle sales andfirewood purchases from our Keep Warm Woodlot.

We now operate the farm for non-profit food production only as a Joint Operation with Linn-Benton Food Share.

5150 SE Santiam Highway

Albany, OR 97322 


The farm serves as a site for wholesale plant and chicken production as well as the site of our woodlot.

The proceeds from sales help fund critical community missions including providing emergency housing and hot meals three times a day, totally over 80,000 meals a year.

Albany Helping Hands also provides employment and training for shelter guests operating a Thrift Store,  the Pasture Feed Chicken Farm, the Keep Warm Wood Lot , the Vehicle Resale and Estate Cleanup units.

Helping Hands also offers GED Training at the new GED Training Classroom, housing searches, transitional jobs programs, 

Donations are greatly appreciated and can be made at the shelter at 619 Ninth Avenue SE, Albany. If you prefer please Dan Kress or Wayne Oakes at 541-926-4036 or mail your contributions to PO Box 2252, Albany, OR 97321.