The Compassionate Committee for the Homeless in North Bay has partnered with Trinity United Church to offer its second annual information session entitled “What you need to know about helping people who are experiencing homelessness.”
Frontline organizations and Experts by Experience will be attending and include:
- Tawnia Healy, Community Health Promoter, Healthy Living Program, North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unity, and Bryan Eade, Expert by Experience
- John MacKenzie, Supervisor, Outreach Services, Nipissing First Nation, True Self Debwewendizwin, (Outreach Services)
- Stephen Ellis, Outreach Peer Worker, True Self Debwewendizwin (Expert by Experience)
The event happens on Wednesday, November 29, at Trinity United Church, 111 McIntyre Street East, in the Sanctuary, doors open at 6:30 p.m.
"You will learn from frontline organizations and those who experienced homelessness how they support people experiencing homelessness in North Bay, what they observe, and an opportunity to ask questions," says a release.
Those attending the information session are encouraged to donate hats, mitts, warm socks, scarves, or monetary donations for the purchase of boots and shoes in support of the Winter Boot Campaign which will take place on Saturday, December 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Pro-Cathedral of the Assumption on 480 McIntyre Street West.
For more information, please contact Leah at 705-472-5687 or email at [email protected].