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14,000 casual labour placements annually

14,000 casual labour placements annually

Learn more about Bissell Centre's Casual labour program here

250 homeless people housed annually

250 homeless people housed annually

Learn more about Bissell Centre's housing programs here

Programs

Bissell Centre's programs provide a wide range of interventions and supports to individuals, families and our community.

Individual

Empowering individuals to rise up out of poverty and find hope for the future.


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Family

Helping families provide the care and support vital to a child’s development.


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Community

Providing supports to help people become connected to the community.


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PREVENTING HOMELESSNESS: ANOTHER BISSELL CENTRE INNOVATION

by M Holmgren | POSTED: Jul 29, 2015

In November 2011 I received a call from a colleague about a woman with a disabled son who was facing imminent eviction. A single mother, she had built a small cleaning business so she could work her own hours and be home for her son when he came home from school.

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