• Outreach Housing Team

    The sole purpose of the Outreach Housing Team is to locate, engage, and house people who are homeless. Consisting of seven outreach workers, the team will work in under-serviced and unreached areas of the city where homeless people congregate.

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  • Walk-in Support Services

    Walk into Bissell Centre and see how we can help

    Not all services offered at Bissell Centre are run formally through programs. We offer assistance in many areas, like acting as a mailing address for individuals who don’t have an address of their own. These services can be accessed by walking into either our Bissell Centre East or West buildings and speaking to any of our staff members.

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  • Housing Services

    Being homeless means seldom being safe, both on the streets and in shelters. There are few safe spaces for the homeless.  We believe that everyone deserves to have a safe place to call home.  Our range of housing services include our Homeless to Homes, Community Bridge and our Outreach Housing Team .

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  • Employment & Casual Labour Services

    Looking for work? Need to Hire? We can help!
    Bissell Centre addresses both sides of employment related challenges: we help individuals searching for meaningful and sustainable employment, and provide employers meet their recruitment needs.

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  • Mental Health Services

    Our Mental Health support staff members work with individuals who have mental health concerns, and often concurrent addictions issues, who do not have appropriate supports to address their daily living needs. Our program staff help people to function successfully in the community by reducing the barriers involved in meeting their economic, social and personal needs.

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  • FASD Permanent Supportive Housing

    Bissell Centre provides permanent supportive housing for people with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Bissell staff are on-site to provide around-the-clock support for tenants living in an apartment complex. This is the first such facility in Canada that offers 24 hour support services for people with FASD.

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  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum of Services

    Through community development, advocacy and intensive supports, Bissell Centre’s Fetal Alcohol Spectrum of Services (FASS) program enhances the community’s capacity for prevention and awareness through education, and supports for the well-being of individuals, families affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and their caregivers.

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  • Inner City Victim Services

    Bissell Centre, along with Boyle Street Community Services, provides street level access to programs and services to those who’ve been victims of crime. This program offers a safe gateway for marginalized people to acquire information and receive support to ultimately access and successfully navigate the Criminal Justice System.

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  • Financial Empowerment Services

    Financial Empowerment Services
    Financial Empowerment is essential to improving the lives of low income Canadians. The services we offer include:

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