Alcohol & Other Drug Education and Case Management CAHMA attends the EMC for the Alcohol & Other Drug Education and Case Management outreach program. CAHMA (Canberra Alliance for Harm Minimisation and Advocacy) is a peer-based drug user support group, run by people and for people who use, or have used, illicit drugs. The team can provide support and information as well as
OneLink Outreach Visits OneLink visits the Early Morning Centre fortnightly as part of their outreach service to provide information for guests OneLink offers a range of information and connections for support services in the ACT, including services for people who are experiencing homelessness or at risk of experiencing homelessness. They can help link you with the best support services for your situation
Current Affairs Discussion Group Discussion group Dr Kim Huynh, Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at the ANU, volunteers his time to facilitate a weekly current affairs discussion group for EMC guests. Dr Kim coordinated group before COVID-19 hit, and he’s keen to get back into it to listen to questions and ideas about the ACT, Australia and the world! About Dr
Guitar Jam Sessions Can you play the guitar and want to share your enjoyment? Our guitar jam sessions have been paused as our instructor is no longer available. We are currently looking for a new instructor. Instruments are provided. We have many talented musicians among our guests and they enjoy playing together. If you or someone you know is interested in hosting
Haircuts for EMC Guests EMC guests are able to get free haircuts thanks to not-for-profit organisation, Hair Aid. Hair Aid works with local community organisations that support people in need, providing people with the gift of a free haircut. With the first visit in April 2021, Hair Aid make regular visits to the EMC. Hair Aid visits are held from 10.00am to
Street Law Outreach Program Each Monday, Canberra Community Law attends the Early Morning Centre for the Street Law outreach program. Through this program, people who are experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness are able to access free and confidential legal advice and casework assistance. Canberra Community Law can provide the following assistance: explain the law to you and give you advice
Pets in the Park Canberra provide free vet services for pets belonging to people who are experiencing homelessness.
The Early Morning Centre hosts the Naloxone Overdose Response workshop, delivered by CAHMA.
Vinnies Street to Home Outreach Program Each week, Vinnies visits the EMC for the Street to Home outreach program. The Vinnies Street to Home outreach program supports people who are sleeping rough and/or experiencing chronic, long-term homelessness. Street to Home offers both case management and assertive outreach to assist people who are experiencing chronic homelessness, with a focus on physical health, mental
Canberra Homeless Connect Canberra Homeless Connect is a one-stop-shop for people in the Canberra community who are experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, homelessness. The event focuses on the wellbeing and protection of vulnerable people by connecting them with service providers and a supportive community. Canberra Homeless Connect 2019 Canberra Homeless Connect 2019 was held at the Early Morning Centre on Thursday,