Opening Doors out of Homelessness
What is Homeless Connect Edmonton?
Homeless Connect Edmonton is a broad-based community-inspired initiative, providing free appropriate services to people experiencing homelessness and those at risk of becoming homeless, on one day and at one location.
The mission is to:
- Provide services that open doors out of homelessness
- Build lasting partnerships
- Raise public awareness of homelessness in the community
- Provide a vehicle for community involvement in addressing the issue of homelessness
The event is organized and directed by a steering committee made up of members from a variety of organizations, serviced by different community agencies around the city of Edmonton and staffed by enthusiastic and passionate volunteers.
Where is Homeless Connect Edmonton held?
Homeless Connect events are held twice a year at the Shaw Conference Centre, a valued partner in the event.
What services are offered?
Services offered include:
- mental health assessments
- library services
- foot care
- pre-natal support
- dental care
- tax preparation
- housing information
- employment and training services
How can I get involved?
Thank you so much for your interest in volunteering. We currently have enough volunteers for Sunday, October 20th but if you would like to be added to our waiting list, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about Homeless Connect Edmonton, please visit www.homelessconnect.ca