After the success of last year’s event in Lismore a number of services will once again be participating in Homelessness Connect Days in Lismore at the Winsome Hotel on August 8 and at 63 Hickey Street in Casino on August 9. Both events run from 10am until 2pm. On the day people can connect with homelessness service providers, housing staff, legal specialists, and other service providers.
August 8 @ the Winsome Hotel, Lismore from 10am to 2pm
August 9 @ 63 Hickey St, Casino from 10am to 2pm
Social Futures will providing a BBQ lunch, haircuts, access to clothing and toiletries, and great entertainment all FREE OF CHARGE. A number of local charitable organisations are supporting the event on the day. There will also be services housing, legal aid, community health, and tenancy advice, mingling with the crowd.
Anyone who is homeless, at risk of homelessness, or experiencing rental stress is welcome to come along and enjoy the day. The event is a way for community to connect – see the attached poster and forward the info on to your networks: Homelessness Connect Poster 2017 Version 4
We are also asking for donations from staff within our great network of local organisations. We need NEW socks and undies, razors, towels, blankets, warm jackets and non-perishable food items.
Donations for the price of a suspended /pay it forward coffee (suggested at $3.00 per coffee) will also be gratefully accepted. Money donated will be used to pay forward coffees from the Coffee Cart in Casino and Lismore.
If you have any goods, coffee donations or general enquires please contact Lance Schema on [email protected] or 02 6620 1868 for assistance.