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City of Westfir COVID Utility and Rent Relief Program

Now accepting new applications!

This program is for City of Westfir, Lane County residents who were affected by COVID-19 through loss of income or due to a compromised health status, elevated risk of infection, or vulnerability to COVID infection and that a loss of housing would cause a health jeopardy. Read eligibility details here [pdf].

All funds must be expended by December 30. Households will be assisted first come, first served as funding allows, so don’t delay!

To apply or for more information visit https://bit.ly/2UZRKmq or call (541) 682‑3776.

Westfir City Hall will remain closed to the public until further notice

During the closure, staff will be available by phone or by appointment during regular business hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Payments may be placed in the drop box. We recommend that you drop off cash payments only during business hours. Thank you.

The City of Westfir is observing the COVID-19 guidance issued by the Oregon Health Authority:

Oregon Health Authority: Risk and Protection Framework

Effective December 3, Lane County has been placed in the Extreme Risk sector:

Lane County: COVID-19 Updates

Oregon Health Authority: Sector Risk Level Guidance

Extreme Risk…

  • Require remote work, if able
  • Close offices to the public, if possible

Welcome to Westfir

Westfir, home to some 250 people, is nestled along the lower portions of the narrow North Fork river valley just above its confluence with the Middle Fork of the Willamette River. It is located about one mile east of State Highway 58 and is a four-mile drive west of the City of Oakridge.

Westfir was formed as a mill town at the beginning of the twentieth century, and has quite a history prior to its official incorporation in 1979.  The Office Covered Bridge spans the North Fork and is the longest in the state, and the only covered bridge in the state that has a separate covered pedestrian walkway. For more on the history of Westfir, visit our History page.

Westfir is located on the southern edge of the Willamette National Forest. These public lands provide a wide variety of outdoor recreation opportunities including trail hiking and biking, horseback riding, lake and river fishing, hunting, kayaking, rafting, camping, and off-highway vehicle use at the nearby Huckleberry Flats OHV trail system. Our annual Bridge Lighting event attracts more then 500 people each year. Check out the YouTube video courtesy of Travel Lane County.

We hope you find what you’re looking for. Please feel free to Contact Us with your questions or feedback. Thanks for stopping by!

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