Hundreds of at-risk and homeless seek assistance at Project Homeless Connect 11

Hundreds of at-risk and homeless seek assistance at Project Homeless Connect 11

Hundreds of at-risk and homeless are lining up to receive services at Project Homeless Connect 11 today at the Colorado Convention Center.

 

Project Homeless Connect (PHC) is a one day event hosted by Denver's Road Home and Mile High United Way which provides individuals and families currently experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless with access to vital services such as: 

-          basic medical exams

-          legal advice

-          job search information

-          food assistance

-          re-entry services

-          haircuts

-          clothing

-          school supplies

-          resume writing  

-          and other community provided services 

 

 

When: Today, August 11 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Where: Colorado Convention Center, Exhibit B (use entrance along Welton St.)

Who:  Hundreds of volunteers from KPMG and Beta Alpha Psi will help the homeless navigate through the various services.

 

Why: 

"Every day, Denver’s Road Home partners with our community to link the homeless to critical support services. Project Homeless Connect showcases all the good work our community is doing to support the homeless in one central, convenient location. Now, more than ever, the people of our community need to have access to these basic services.” Amber Callender, Executive Director, Denver’s Road Home

 

PHC is a “one-stop shop” for assistance to help people who are struggling and are in need of basic services. During the past ten events, PHC has provided assistance for over 7,000 people experiencing homelessness or those at-risk of becoming homeless.


Posted on Aug 11 2011 (Archive on Sep 01 2011)
Posted by wiesspm  Contributed by wiesspm
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