National Volunteer Week Feature: Meet Saroj Saher

by | POSTED: Apr 19, 2021

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Saroj Saher has volunteered with Bissell for an astounding 30 years and has seen Bissell grow substantially in that time. Over the course of a phone conversation,.

Chance’s Story of Hope

by | POSTED: Mar 19, 2021

Chance in his room in Hope Terrace

My name is Chance. I’m 25 years old and live at Hope Terrace, a permanent supportive home that is run.

From Grief to Hope: David’s Story

by | POSTED: Dec 11, 2020


My name is David and the holidays are a lonely time for me. You see, I lost my entire family.

A New Chapter of Collaboration Amid COVID-19

by | POSTED: Nov 04, 2020

Photo of group of people in emergency accommodation during Covid

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much – Helen Keller Collaboration is not new to.

Supporting people with FASD at Bissell Centre

by | POSTED: Sep 29, 2020

graphic with woman and text fetal alcohol spectrum of services

September is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) month. Since 1999, FASD activists have held World FASD Awareness Day events on 09/09.

Bissell’s Community Space is open again!

by | POSTED: Aug 12, 2020

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We were excited to open the doors to our Community Space on August 17, 2020, once again providing an inviting,.

Homeless Amid COVID – Edmonton’s Collaborative Response

by | POSTED: Jul 24, 2020

homeless amid covid - edmonton's collaborative response

Homeless Amid Covid (#HomelessAmidCOVID) is a video series highlighting Edmonton’s collaborative response to protect people experiencing homelessness during COVID-19. Video.

How you can offer hope during COVID-19

by | POSTED: Apr 09, 2020

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When it was clear physical distancing was necessary for everyone's safety, we immediately recognized that people who didn't have a.

Protecting the Safety of our Community Amid COVID-19

by | POSTED: Mar 12, 2020

covid-19 update

As the pandemic began, Bissell Centre provided regular updates through this blog post about how their operations had changed and.

7 Memorable 2019 Bissell Highlights

by | POSTED: Jan 10, 2020

7 memorable highlights of 2019

We are so grateful for the opportunities that were made possible in 2019 thanks to our community of supporters. Here.

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