"He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor."  Proverbs 22:9 KJV

18th Anniversary Fundraiser

Thank You! We have raised $22,547 and finished at 125% of our goal due to generous contributions.

What is New


Find out about the ministry of Albany Helping Hands, it's faith based methods and mission,  it's history and the community of donors and volunteers

Learn about  more than a  quarter of a century of positive results. Having real day to day  impact on those who are less fortunate and are living on the streets or in the hidden byways.

For a description of services, programs, and facilities at Albany Helping Hands, please check out our web site's What, Who, Programs, Retail and News sections.

To talk with us or arrange a tour please contact Wayne Oakes at 541-926-4036.


Banner  Picture (above). Top left: Construction of the current facility (2004).  Bottom left: First Shelter Location at Oak Hill Church of God (1998). Top right: Guests resting on new sign at the shelter and our Thrift Store.  Bottom right:  Albany Helping Hands Shelter and Soup Kitchen.

Monthly Meals Served

Please check out the monthly Meals Served and Daily Housing Census web page with new three, six and annual rolling average trend analysis.

Help Us Out


Thank you to these Bridge of Hope Sponsors