Often times I don’t take the time to sit down and think about all of the things God has done and is doing within the ministry of Hosea through things like the vocational placement program. Our Vocational Placement Program has been around for a while and we have the...

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From Endurance to Hope

This summer has been filled with exciting new opportunities within our Vocational Placement Program and specifically our Summer Intensive. We have been able to go on a number of rafting/camping trips and have spent a lot of time working here locally with St. Vincent...

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In His Image

I got the chance to go on a trip with the Summer Intensive Program last week and I was so impressed with the progress I have seen within the young men. The summer started off by us all agreeing to be committed, show up, communicate with each other, and have good...

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Meet HYS Volunteer: Maggie!

The way we serve the kids at Hosea is relational. We get to know them on a personal level, build trust, provide a consistently safe place and love on them. Most, if not all, of the kids have come from very unstable homes. They ran away from an abusive parent, a...

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Youth House Groundbreaking Ceremony

The other day I attended Saint Vincent de Paul’s groundbreaking ceremony (a ceremony to celebrate the beginning of construction on the youth home), and one thing is for certain: I am continually blown away by the level of community support and involvement. The event...

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Conquering Fear

We kicked off our new Vocational Placement Program or the VPP as some like to call it, myself included, with a rafting trip up the McKenzie. Our entire staff went up the river to send the VPP team off and lay out expectations for the summer. After talking with some of...

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Meet HYS Intern: Hope!

I don’t really know if it’s possible for me to talk about my time at Hosea and actually do it justice, but I’ll do my best. As a requirement for my major, during my junior year I am supposed to have a different internship each term and then choose one of those three...

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Night For A Cause 2017

Local restaurants are partnering with Hosea Youth Services by donating a portion of their proceeds on select dates. You can partner with us too by dining out on these days and by spreading the word to your friends and family! Hosea would like to extend a huge thank...

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Goodbye From Tauna

Where I’ve Been 4 years ago last month I walked into a basement with upwards of 50 homeless street kids. I was scared, nervous and unsure of how I was going to connect with these young people. I found myself afraid to say the wrong things, not knowing the right...

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Hosea Youth Services

Mailing Address:
Hosea Youth Services
PO Box 5531
Eugene, OR 97405

Drop-In Physical Address:
(Inside the church on 8th & Monroe)
834 Monroe Street
Eugene, OR 97402

Most Urgent Needs

- YOU: Volunteers
- Monthly Support (Donations)
- Winter Garments (esp. coats)
- Clean, New Undergarments
- Backpacks & Jeans
- Camping Equipment
- Toiletries
- Paper and Cleaning Supplies


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