National NAIDOC Week 2022

National NAIDOC Week 2022 National NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia in the first week of July each year to celebrate and recognise the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC Week is an opportunity for all Australians to learn about First Nations cultures and histories and participate in celebrations of the oldest, continuous living cultures

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EOFY Appeal 2022

EOFY Appeal 2022 Support the Early Morning Centre this End of Financial Year The end of the financial year is fast approaching, and we are appealing for your donations. The EMC provides a safe space for some of our city’s most vulnerable people. With the support of the Canberra community, we provide a much-needed service that is more than just a meal.

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Winter Accommodation

Winter Accommodation Temporary accommodation for men and women sleeping rough in Canberra this winter Do you need a warm place to sleep tonight? Homelessness can affect anyone. There is no shame in reaching out, we’re all human and we all need help sometimes. If you or someone you know is sleeping rough in Canberra this winter, there is help available. Thanks to

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National Volunteer Week 2022

National Volunteer Week 2022 Monday, 16 May to Sunday, 22 May National Volunteer Week (NVW) is Australia’s largest annual celebration of volunteering. The theme for National Volunteer Week 2022 is Better Together. Volunteering brings people together; it builds communities and creates a better society for everyone. National Volunteer Week is a chance for all of us to celebrate and recognise the vital

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The second annual EMC Non-Event fundraising event

The Second Annual EMC Non-Event fundraiser Thank you to everyone who participated in the second annual Non-Event fundraising event, supporting the EMC! We are pleased to announce that the fundraiser was a great success! Thanks to the support of our event participants, along with the donations matched by the Hands Across Canberra Hands up for CBR Giving Day appeal, we exceeded our

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Current Affairs Discussion Group

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

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Current Service Delivery Arrangements

Current Service Delivery Arrangements As of Monday, 9 May 2022, the following service delivery arrangements apply: Breakfast is back to dine-in, with take-away also available. The Community Hub is open for general entry to access all facilities, with no restrictions. Lunch is dine-in or take-away. Face masks are no longer required to enter the centre. However if you would like to wear

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Feel Good Feed Launch

Feel Good Feed Launch We’re excited to launch a new engagement program, called Feel Good Feed. The Early Morning Centre’s new Feel Good Feed program provides the opportunity for local businesses and community groups to get firsthand experience helping vulnerable people, by cooking and serving lunch for EMC guests. Local businesses and community groups are invited to attend the EMC to cook

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