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
Guests of the Early Morning Centre can access free warm winter clothes at fortnightly clothing stall visits, thanks to community organisation, Mobilise. Mobilise is a national charity aiming to develop solutions and provide assistance for those experiencing homelessness. With hundreds of volunteers around the country, Mobilise provides outreach support in Victoria, NSW, South Australia & the ACT. Mobilise volunteers offer companionship and
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.
Medical Clinic at the Early Morning Centre Each Wednesday, guests are able to see a doctor at no charge, at a medical clinic at the Early Morning Centre. No bookings are required, please just turn up and put your name down on the list in the morning. The doctor will see people on a ‘first in, first served’ basis from 9.15am until
Pets in the Park Canberra provide free vet services for pets belonging to people who are experiencing homelessness.
We are excited to announce that the Pets in the Park monthly vet clinic is back at the Early Morning Centre!
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,