These alerts give the most up-to-date information about what is happening in Congress affecting homelessness and poverty on a national level, and what you can do about it. When legislators receive more than a few visits or letters about any subject, they sit up and take notice. Personal visits are the most powerful; letters, e-mails, and phone calls are next.
This important one-day event links people experiencing homelessness with vital services that many of us take for granted. Homeless guests can access a wealth of services in a one-stop-shop environment including employment, legal, government and other services.
Guests can have a haircut, get a health check or learn about housing options. There is also a donations room where guests will find clothes, canned food, bedding, toiletries and much more. A healthy meal is provided and entertainers will be onsite to make this an enjoyable day for all involved.
You can help It has been said the real test of a community is how it treats its most vulnerable citizens.
Help us to prove what a great community Brisbane is. Express your interest in volunteering for Homeless Connect. You can get involved in catering, hosting, helping manage donations or as an entertainer.
Previous Next We are also looking for professionals who are willing to share their special skills with those less fortunate. Doctors, dental nurses, podiatrists, massage therapists, hairdressers and more will be welcomed. Volunteers who assisted at past Homeless Connect events found it a rewarding experience, so far we've helped more than 19, people to connect with services that would have otherwise been out of reach.
Registration for Homeless Connect We invite you to register to volunteer Express your interest Please fill in the form below to let us know you're interested in helping at the next Homeless Connect.
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For more opportunities to help people experiencing homelessness please search our website. If you have any questions about Homeless Connect, please contact our team on 07 or This email address is being protected from spambots.
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