Pets in the Park vet clinics

Pets in the Park Canberra provide free vet services for pets belonging to people who are experiencing homelessness.

Pets in the Park is back

We are excited to announce that the Pets in the Park monthly vet clinic is back at the Early Morning Centre!

Service Delivery Update

Service Delivery Update Current Service Delivery Arrangements as of Monday, 15 June 2020. Last updated 1 August 2020. EMC COVID PLAN Conditions of entry: No entry if sick or showing COVID symptoms. Limit of 15 people in the centre. The EMC COVID plan includes the conditions of entry advertised on site, at the door and around the centre. Due to the restrictions

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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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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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The Winter Coat Project

Take One, Leave One: The Winter Coat Project finished up for 2019 at the EMC on Tuesday, 13 August. The Early Morning Centre would like to thank the organisers as well as everyone who donated to the project, we are so very grateful for your support! Here are some photos of the “take one” rack at the EMC over winter. To find

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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 well as case management. If you need support

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Doctor visits

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

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Street Law Outreach Program

Each Monday, Canberra Community Law attends the EMC for the Street Law outreach program. Through this program, guests who are experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness are able to access free and confidential legal advice and casework assistance. How Canberra Community Law lawyers can help: Explain the law to you and give you advice about your options Help you negotiate with

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