As we learn of new events you may be interested in, we will try to keep you posted. If you have an event that would be appropriate for us to share please let us know.




It is with much regret that OCHH must discontinue our conferences for now due to the Covid epidemic.


We appreciate all the support of our OCHH friends!


Please remember to wear your mask. Social distance. Keep safe!


We hope to see you again soon.

OCHH Annual Awards


OCHH Awards



Nomination Information:

* Nominations for the OCHH Awards should not exceed 300 words in length

*Nominations can be supplemented with newspaper articles or public notices


Submission Deadline:



Please email your nominations to


Mail to:


P.O. Box 439

Silverton, OR 97381




Honors Given at OCHH Conference


Beverly "Ma" Curtis Award

This award is given to a homeless or formerly homeless person who has made a significant contribution to ending homelessness. This contribution can take the form of advocacy for the homeless, as a role model for other homeless people, or as a social service provider. The award is a testimony to the inspirational role that Beverly "Ma" Curtis played in the social movement to end homelessness.


2019 Winner - Kimetha Stallings


OCHH Award of Merit - Individual Award

This award is given to an individual who has shown excellence in providing services to alleviate the suffering of homeless men, women, and children.


2019 Winner - Brice Shelton


OCHH Award of Merit - Organization Award

This award is given to an organization that has shown excellence in providing services to alleviate the suffering of homeless men, women, and children


2019 Winner - Bethlehem Inn 

2019 Winner - Clatsop Community Action Agency


OCHH Lifetime Achievement Award

This special award is given to a person who has given outstanding service to Oregon's homeless and to ongoing support of OCHH and the OCHH conference



Fair Housing Council of Oregon


Fair Housing Exhibit

fair housing exhibit rack card.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [330.4 KB]


Fair Housing Poster theme will be announced in December   (Click on Link for more details)


Thank you so much for visiting the Oregon Coalition on Housing and Homelessness website.


We hope you will come back again and see what our update crew has been up to!



P.O. Box 439, Silverton, OR 97381


OCHH Board of Directors


Karolle Hughes, MBA

Independent Nonprofit Consultant



Wayne Ellsworth

Outreach Coordinator

South River Community Health Center



Kenny Lowe

Housing & Choice Model Services Lead

Benton County Health Services

Board Member


Michael Rogers

Community Development Officer

First Interstate Bank

Board Member





















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