Here are some resources available in Sherbrooke who provide help for homeless people.
La Chaudronnée de L'Estrie is a nonprofit organization that provides a meal service to people living situations of poverty. It meets basic needs and plays a preventive role against health problems related to food. The Chaudronnée is also a meeting place for discussion which helps alleviate isolation, create links and relationships in mutual aid.
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L’Auberge du Cœur La Source-Soleil is an organization who provides shelter for people from 18 to 30 years of age. It helps people who have personnel difficulties which can’t be dealt with alone and or who are homeless.
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L’Accueil Poirier is refuge for men and women who are homeless. They provide 10 beds for man and 10 beds for women, they offer breakfast and supper. People have access to a locker and a storage room for their personal belongings. Interventions take place if desired by the person. There is a washer and dryer as well as reference for shelter, medical and or psychosocial reasons. All services provided are free of charge and confidential.
Retrieved from: http://www.partagesaintfrancois.qc.ca/ap_services.htmlThe Salvation Army is an international Christian organization that began its work in Canada in 1882 and has grown to become the largest non-governmental direct provider of social services in the country. The Salvation Army gives hope and support to vulnerable people today and everyday in 400 communities across Canada and more than 120 countries around the world. The Salvation Army offers practical assistance for children and families, often tending to the basic necessities of life, provides shelter for homeless people and rehabilitation for people who have lost control of their lives to an addiction.
When you give to The Salvation Army, you are investing in the future of marginalized and overlooked people in your community.
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