Service Delivery Update Lockdown update We will be open during the lockdown – food is takeaway only and will be served through the door. Access to essential services such as showers is limited to one person at a time. Face masks are mandatory to enter the centre, we have a supply of face masks for guests. ACT Lockdown The ACT is in
Current Affairs Discussion Group The weekly Current Affairs Discussion Group is back The Current Affairs Discussion Group is coming back to the Early Morning Centre from Wednesday, 14 July, thanks to Dr Kim Huynh, Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at the ANU. About Dr Kim Dr Kim Huynh has had a go at a few things. He teaches courses on refugee politics and
Guitar Jam Sessions We’re excited to announce a new guest activity at the EMC, guitar jam sessions. In March this year we received a wonderful donation of pre-loved guitars. The guitars had been restored by a lovely man named Colin. Colin volunteers with Soldier On and he also runs a charity where he collects and fixes old guitars and then donates them
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
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
Alcohol & Other Drug Education and Case Management Each fortnight, 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
The Early Morning Centre hosts the Naloxone Overdose Response workshop, delivered by CAHMA.
Pets in the Park Canberra provide free vet services for pets belonging to people who are experiencing homelessness.
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,
Thanks to a grant from Hands Across Canberra in October 2017, we were able to purchase 3 new computers and 6 new tablets for our guests which allowed us to start computer classes. The classes cover computer basics such as setting up an email account, browsing the internet and using search engines. Guests are encouraged to let us know what they’d like