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..

7 Ways to Support Bissell Centre this Holiday Season

by | POSTED: Nov 14, 2016

Join us this holiday season in our quest to eliminate poverty and homelessness in our community. Here are 7 simple.

#BundleUpYEG Clothing Drive Gears Up for Another Year

by | POSTED: Nov 09, 2016

What started as a casual pastime has now become one of Edmonton's most anticipated yearly clothing drives. From November 1st.

Homelessness Hurts: How being homeless can affect mental health

by | POSTED: Oct 27, 2016

It’s no surprise that being without a home can weigh heavily on the mind and heart. Homelessness implies more than.

Roger’s Story of Giving Back

by | POSTED: Oct 06, 2016

Roger arrived in Edmonton 17 years ago, when he was 49 years old. A few years before he moved, he.

Housing Team Celebrates 247 People Housed in One Year

by | POSTED: Sep 01, 2016

Outreach Housing Team

Today marks the Outreach Housing Team's 1st year anniversary! We were able to launch this housing initiative as a result.