Mother of Five Gets Helping Hand in Time for Back-to-School

by | POSTED: Aug 14, 2017

The beginning of a new school year can be exciting, but for some families it can also be a stressful,.

Homeless in the Heat: 5 life-saving items that you can donate this summer

by | POSTED: Jul 06, 2017

The summer months are here at last! Many Edmontonians are relieved to see the return of sunny days to our.

Making a Difference with Family Camps: Desmond’s Story

by | POSTED: May 25, 2017

Camping is one of the most popular summer pastimes in Canada. This year, it’s more popular than ever before, with.

Our Volunteers: Inspired to Give!

by | POSTED: Apr 27, 2017

National Volunteer Week 2017

More than 1,200 people volunteer with Bissell Centre every year. They contribute over 15,000 hours of time in total! So.

Davina and Shawn’s Story of Renewal

by | POSTED: Apr 03, 2017

Davina and Shawn

Many people view Easter as a time of renewal, rejuvenation, and hope. After all, it reminds us that no matter.

One Big Family: Bissell Participants Share what Family Means to Them

by | POSTED: Feb 20, 2017

One Big Family

Most people who visit Bissell Centre can immediately tell that the people we help have a special bond with one.

Join Diane! Become a Volunteer Hairdresser!

by | POSTED: Feb 15, 2017

Diane volunteer haircutter

Haircuts are a luxury that many people in our community can't afford. That's why we've offered a free haircutting service.

Out in the Cold: The Harsh Realities of Homelessness During Winter

by | POSTED: Jan 09, 2017

Being homeless is difficult enough when the weather is fair, but when temperatures drop, it becomes a matter of survival..

7 Memorable Highlights of 2016

by | POSTED: Dec 30, 2016

2016 was an incredible year thanks to our dedicated supporters! Here are some of our favourite moments of 2016. 1) Thousands of.

Bissell Centre CEO Cautions Against Dismissal of Recent Homeless Count Numbers

by | POSTED: Dec 01, 2016

“We need to be careful about using anecdotal evidence to dismiss the validity of the homeless count,” says Gary St..