• Building community means neighbors working together... We understand people’s needs and provide the tools so they can use their abilities to enrich their community
  • Building Homes to meet the need... Whether you want to finance, build, maintain your home - or need a great rental - we can help!
  • Building Lives is about helping you realize your dreams... Want a dynamic savings program? Build your own home? Start a business? Get involved? We can help!
  • Building Community is about supporting the local economy... We help local businesses get started and keep going - we believe in fostering self-sufficiency.
  • Building Homes is about neighbors working together... Our "sweat equity" programs are like old-fashioned barn raising parties - helping each other towards a common purpose.
  • Building Lives is about quality of life... A safe and healthy home. A viable way to make a living. Neighbors who watch out for one another. These build lives now and into the future.

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Jewelry NeighborWorks Umpqua and Phoenix Charter School’s Society of Umpqua Producers launched Umpqua Local Goods in September 2012. Jewelry

ULG is a new economic development enterprise on the ground floor of the Grand Hotel at 736 Cass Avenue.

The agencies collaborated to promote hands-on business education and entrepreneurial learning activities for students while offering a retail outlet and commercial kitchen for food producers in the Umpqua Valley.  

Umpqua Local Goods offers a retail outlet for locally produced goods and a commercial kitchen where value-added food products can be produced and marketed.  We are excited about this new endeavor.  Drop by and see what's new and fresh.

Community Kitchen Umpqua Local Goods is now accepting vendors!

Perishable Food Vendors Application
Craft and Non-Perishable Vendors Application
Getting Started Guide for Kitchen Users
Kitchen Application



  • Success Stories

    Heartwood Success Story Hard work and sweat

    Single parent gets job security and a new life more

    Sisters Shredding New Businesses Thrive

    Our MEDAL program makes it happen more

  • Building Lives

    Resident Services of NW Umpqua Resident Services

    NeighborWorks Umpqua Resident Services gives youngsters a great summer with its Summer Art Classes. They have something creative and fun to do and avoid boredom in front of a TV! more

  • Building Their Dream

    Mutual Self Help Program Mutual Self Help

    With hard work and determination this young family built their own home. Now, knowing every step of the construction process, they maintain the pride of homeownership. more