Project Connect is a one-day, one-stop annual service fair that provides community members with access to free services, resources and referrals.
Project Connect 2020
Project Connect 2020 is shaping up to be a day of shared conversation, learning, arts, fellowship, food and entertainment!
In consultation with people with lived experience of homelessness, it was determined this year’s Project Connect will take place after all the festivities, and giving, of the holiday season have wound down. The event is scheduled for January 21st, 2020 from 12 – 7pm at Kirk Hall, 680 Courtney Street. January can be a particularly long month for people in our community experiencing homelessness and poverty.
UPDATE: Donation drop-offs will be accepted on Friday, January 17th from 12 – 6:00 PM in the Coalition office space at 211-611 Discovery Street.
- We will be recruiting volunteers for various roles and lengths of shifts on Monday and Tuesday, January 20th and 21st. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator: Michelle Latour, phone: 250-383-1951 ext. 4 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- We will start our donation drive campaign the week of October 7th, we will start collecting backpacks and items to fill them with, as well as financial contributions. To drop off donations contact: Janine Theobald, phone: 250-217-3709 email: email@example.com
For more details click Volunteer Roles or Donations below:
If you require urgent emotional support, including having thoughts of suicide and other mental health issues, please call Vancouver Island Crisis Line: 1-888-494-3888.
Youth (under 25 years of age) may access youthspace.ca for online emotional support.
For other resources, including shelter availability, visit bc211.ca