The City of Eugene is contracting with St. Vincent de Paul of Lane County to provide a no-cost day storage pilot service in downtown Eugene.
To provide a no-cost day storage option that will be available to anyone and especially support homeless families and individuals in better accessing services downtown by offering day storage for personal belongings, bags and items.
To help maintain accessible and welcoming public spaces, including the public library and downtown sidewalks, by offering alternative storage options.
Funding The City will fund the service and is leasing space between the Eugene Public Library and the Kiva for a storage pod.
Hours of Operation The service will provide daytime-only storage from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., seven days a week. People utilizing the service must pick up their belongings before closing time each day.
Management St. Vincent de Paul will manage and operate the service. The storage pod will be attended by St. Vincent de Paul staff during operating hours, minus a staff lunch break.
How to Measure Usage
St. Vincent de Paul will utilize Lane County’s Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) to provide statistics and reporting information about usage of the program.