Receive Help

I LOVE HOMER Funds have been distributed according to the list of services below. Follow the links to get the help that you need!

Available Services

Food

Donated Food is provided by Homer Food Pantry.

Homer Food Pantry provides food boxes at no charge for anyone in need with no form required. To pick up a box for you and/or your family, come by the Methodist church on Mondays 11:30am-3:00pm. Due to COVID-19, the Homer Food Pantry is doing drive-through (or walk/taxi) only.

Food box delivery available by request: Call and/or text (907)235-1968.

Other services available by request: Laundry, shower, gas voucher and others.

Info:
Phone: (907)235-1968 (call/text)
Location: Homer United Methodist Church
Website: www.homerfoodpantry.org

Utility Assistance

This service is provided by Love INC

If you need help with utilities, call Love INC directly at (907)283-5683 and you will be directed to their Homer representative. Let them know you are utilizing the ILOVEHOMER Relief Fund.

Crisis Counseling

Cornerstone Counseling Clinic is offering crisis counseling through the ILOVEHOMER Relief Fund to those who cannot otherwise pay for counseling. To inquire and/or make an appointment, call Tom at (907)399-2200.

Eligibility:

  • Homer or Anchor Point Resident

  • Under financial stress due to COVID-19

  • In need of counseling due to COVID-19

Steps:

  1. Call Tom at (907)399-2200 to make an inquiry.

  2. Tom notifies central office.

  3. Cornerstone calls you to schedule your appointment.

Shower & Laundry Vouchers

These vouchers are managed and distributed through Haven House

Currently, all shower and laundry vouchers for the Washboard are distributed by Haven House.

The quickest way to get receive this benefit is to call (907)235-7712 to request vouchers, and make an appointment for pick up from Haven House.

Grocery Delivery

Salvation Army is volunteering grocery delivery for those in the Homer area who are unable to leave their home.

If you cannot leave your home, and do not currently qualify for another program food delivery program, you can receive free grocery delivery through Salvation Army.

Call For Info & Questions: (310)803-0588

Baby Supplies & Clothes

Donated baby supplies are available for those in need through Safe Families For Children & Water's Edge (previously Pregnancy Care Center) by request. Call or email using the contact info below:

Safe Families For Children
(907)565-9899 (SFFC Local)
homer.safefamilies@gmail.com

Water's Edge
(907)235-7899 (Leave voicemail)
pccofhomer@gmail.com

Available Supplies Include:

  • Diapers

  • Baby Wipes

  • Formula

  • Baby Clothes

  • Other Supplies


If you would like to donate any of the supplies listed below, please drop them off at the COTRH office(1061 East End Rd) in front of the entrance. For further questions please contact COTRH.

Meal Delivery For Seniors

The Homer Senior Center provides a meal delivery service for seniors available by request. Meal pickup is also available.

Eligibility:

  • 60 or older

Cost: $7 suggested donation for meal and delivery. Scholarships available by request for those who cannot afford the cost.

Contact Lisa:
(907)235-4553
Lisa@homerseniors.com

Meals on Wheels Website

Other Needs

If you have a need that does not fit within any of the above categories, please contact Love INC for assistance in connecting you.

Contact: (907)283-5683

$250 Relief Packets For Underemployed


The relief packets are distributed by Church on The Rock Homer:

About:
The I Love Homer Fund is offering relief packets for those who are experiencing financial strain, but do not qualify for unemployment benefits.

Eligibility:

  • You are on reduced hours due to COVID-19.

  • You have not applied for unemployment.

  • You are under financial strain.

Relief Packets: $250 Total
$100 Save-U-More Gift Card
$50 Safeway Gift Card
$75 Ulmer's Drug & Hardware Gift Card
$25 Scott's Family Pharmacy Gift Card

Other Services Assisted by the I Love Homer Relief Fund

Service Navigators Program for SPBHS

This program is managed by South Peninsula Behavioral Health Services

These funds are earmarked for Individuals and families currently receiving services from SPBHS who are faced with extenuating circumstances and additional stressors.

If you have an inquiry about this, please email hello@ilovehomer.org.

Taxi Vouchers for Independent Living Center

Independent Living Center

These funds are earmarked for Individuals and families receiving services from Independent Living Center who do not otherwise have transportation for essential needs.