Re: ‘B.C. drafts law to force homeless indoors’ (Daily News, Sept. 22)
The Main Street Project has been serving the needs of Winnipeg’s most vulnerable residents for more than 30 years.
By providing emergency shelter and food services, a drug and alcohol detoxification unit, on-site counselling, transitional housing and a range of other critical services, the project supports clients’ basic needs while giving them the opportunity to make real choices and meaningful progress every day.
The project has served the needs of Winnipeg’s estimated 1,500 to 2,000 homeless persons for more than 32 years, provides for an average 20,000 emergency overnight shelter stays per year, provides more than 6,000 individual crisis services per year, provides counselling and advocacy services to an average of 3,800 individuals a year, Read the rest of this entry »