The Whiteaker neighborhood is known for its eclectic mix of restaurants, beaneries, and breweries. However, the Whiteaker also provides a wide range of community services to its, just as varied, population.
Whiteaker Community Council
Online Newsletter for Blogs, Community Meetings, and Events
Whiteaker Community Center – Corner of Clark Street and N. Jackson Street
River House Outdoor Program – 301 N. Adams Street – 541-682-5329
Sladden Park – N. Adams Street and Cheshire
Washington/Jefferson Park – From 1st Avenue to 7th Avenue between Washington & Jefferson Streets – This underused park is in the process of being developed into a new skate park.
Scobert Gardens Park – 1180 W. 4th Street
Owen Rose Garden – N. Jefferson at the Willamette River
Maurie Jacobs Park – From River House to Greenway Bridge
Whiteaker Head Start Program – 21 N. Grand Street – 541-762-8334
Preschool Education (ages 3-5)
Centro Latino Americano – 944 W. 5th Avenue – 541-687-2667
Children and Family Services, Outpatient, Education, Summer Camp and Recreational Activities para los niños
Willamette Family, Inc. – 687 Cheshire Avenue – 541-342-2993
Outpatient, Detox, Alcohol/Drug Recovery, Children and Family Services
Jesco Club – 340 Blair Boulevard – 541-686-0538 12-Step Fellowship Meetings
The Eugene Mission – 1542 W. 1st Avenue – 541-344-7533
Homeless Shelter: Showers, beds, laundry, storage, clothing, haircuts and a day room.
Social Justice Organizations
Eugene Police Department (closing January 2012) – 788 W. 6th Avenue – 541-682-5149
Eugene Whiteaker Hostels
Whiteaker Community Garden
Radio Whiteaker on KWVA 88.1 FM.
“Meditative chillout & atmospheric music with a touch of community news, including the Whiteaker Community Council & Whiteaker Cocktail Society in the studio on occasion! Sundays 4-6 pm”