Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities at the EMC Are you looking for an opportunity to support your community? We currently have two unique volunteer opportunities; for our weekly arts and crafts session and for our fortnightly computer club. Arts & Crafts Each Friday, we set up our arts and crafts table for any guests who feel like getting creative. We have basic supplies such as

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Start of Footy Season BBQ

We’re holding our annual Start of Footy Season BBQ on Wednesday, 11 March 2020. Brekkie volunteer and Canberra Raiders player, Sia Soliola will be cooking the barbie with some of his Raiders teammates! The BBQ will mark the start of our popular footy tipping contest. Chat to our team to get involved! Start of Footy Season BBQ Date: Wednesday, 11 March 2020Time:

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Year in Review 2019

The Early Morning Centre Year in Review 2019 We are very proud to share how support from the Canberra community helped us provide essential services and support to our guests in 2019. Below is a snapshot of some of our key services and activities from January to December 2019. Support the EMC If you would like to find out how you can

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Governor-General visit

Governor-General visit on International Volunteer Day 2019 We were very excited to host a visit from the Governor-General and his wife in recognition of International Volunteer Day, on Thursday, 5 December 2019. Their Excellencies General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd) and Mrs Hurley assisted our volunteers to serve breakfast, spoke with guests and volunteers, and took a tour of the

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Canberra Homeless Connect 2019

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,

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Homelessness Week 2019

Homelessness Week 4 – 10 August 2019 Homelessness Week is an annual week coordinated by Homelessness Australia. The aim is to raise awareness of people experiencing homelessness and the issues they face. It is an opportunity to bring the issues of homelessness into the spotlight, well as the actions needed to achieve enduring solutions. This year’s theme is “Housing Ends Homelessness”. Right

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Primary Health Care Centre

Today, Monday, 22 July 2019, marks the 5-year anniversary of the opening of our Primary Health Care Centre.

Jazz in the Garden

On Saturday, 19 October from 2pm to 4pm a fundraising garden party will be held for the Early Morning Centre. Come and sit in Donna Stewart’s beautiful spring garden and listen to jazz from Geoff Page’s Charity Jazz Band featuring Paul Herbert (flute, harmonica), Oscar Bosman (saxophones), Geoff Page (vibraphone), Gary Floyd (guitar/vocals), Lesley James (piano), Ben Loudon (bass) and Allan Pennicooke

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Mobile Dental Clinic

The ACT Department of Health has a new mobile dental clinic! The first visit from this van was very popular. The guests who attended were very happy to have long standing dental issues resolved, or at least have their resolution started. The EMC is immensely grateful to ACT Government for providing this vital service on site for our guests. Many of our

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2019 ACT Volunteering Awards

The Early Morning Centre would like to congratulate Malcolm Leslie for receiving a Recognition Award at the 2019 ACT Volunteering Awards, held on Tuesday, 21 May 2019, during National Volunteer Week. Malcolm is part of our Friday breakfast crew and was nominated for his incredible fundraising efforts when he and two friends rode their bicycles from one side of Australia to the

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