Service Delivery Update EMC COVID PLAN Conditions of entry: No entry if sick or showing COVID symptoms. Limit of 25 people in the centre. The EMC COVID plan includes the conditions of entry advertised on site, at the door and around the centre. Current Service Delivery Arrangements – last updated Monday, 22 February 2021 Breakfast (7.30am – 8.30am) Breakfast is take-away only.
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
With funding from the ACT Government in 2014, we were able to establish a Primary Health Care Centre. The centre was officially opened in July 2014 by Chief Minister Katy Gallagher and now a doctor attends the EMC every Wednesday. All guests are welcome to see the doctor whenever they need to. If guests don’t have a medicare card, that’s OK as
On Tuesday, 19 February we held our first ‘Recipe for Success’ cooking class, and it was a great success! Our resident chef, Wayne, taught our guests how to make Italian chicken (yum!). The cooking class started by covering hygiene and safety. Participants then learnt how to prepare the ingredients, set the cooking times and plate up. We’re focusing on cost-effective, healthy meals