Community Supported Shelters

Pre-Housing Shelter Services for People In Homelessness


We collaborate with people in homelessness to make lives better.


“CSS fosters opportunities for community development and safe, functional shelter for those in need.”

~ CSS’s Mission Statement

How to contribute with CSS:

  • Sign up for our quarterly e-newsletter.
  • Contribute towards our camps needs list.
  • Donate small or large sums of financial support.
  • Donate seasoned firewood to keep our campers warm in the winter
  • Help us connect with local businesses that have building materials to donate.
  • Check out our current Volunteer Opportunities and send us an email with your skills, talents, and passion for helping. We’ll see how we can plug you in with our current needs.

Video: An Introduction to the Work of CSS


Upcoming Events


Tours of Safe Spot Communities

  • Date to be announced

Tours start at CSS Headquarters: 1160 Grant St. Eugene, OR 97402.

$10 and up sliding scale donation.

Call the office at 541-683-0836 or email: to RSVP


Fall Fundraiser for Community Supported Shelters – HOPS for HUTS

  • Wednesday, November 6th 4 – 7pm at Claim 52 Kitchen on Willamette St in Eugene

Come out for a drink, and support Community Supported Shelters rest stop shelter programs for the homeless!

For every pint purchased, a dollar goes toward CSS efforts. Claim 52 kitchen serves pilsners, ales, stouts, cider and tasty food too! We’ll also have a raffle with great prizes.

Your support helps provide a safe stable place for those without homes, and supportive communities that help people move toward life improvements.