Homelessness in the Tri-Cities: A Primer for Business

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Name: Homelessness in the Tri-Cities: A Primer for Business
Date: April 10, 2019
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM PDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
Please join the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce for a workshop, created by the Tri-Cities Homelessness & Housing Task Group.  Our special guest speakers include:
  • Sandy Burpee, past chair, Tri-Cities Homelessness & Housing Task Group
  • Bruce Conlan, residential mental health and addictions worker with lived experience of the street
  • Cst. Jen Barker, RCMP Community Response Team
This workshop will provide Tri-Cities businesses with:
  1.  insight into homelessness
  2. resources available to homeless persons in the Tri-Cities
  3. how to respond to problematic behaviour 
  4. information regarding legislation, which applies to panhandling and trespassing
  5. how to safely dispose of sharps
  6. when to call for help
This workshop will conclude with a Q & A session.

Refreshments and light snacks provided

5:30 PM Registration opens
6:00 PM Programming begins (with Q & A)
7:30 PM Event Concludes

Event Sponsors:

Food Sponsor

Coquitlam City Centre Library
1169 Pinetree Way
V3B 0Y1
Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
5:30pm Registration Opens
6:00pm Programming Begins
7:30pm Event Concludes
Contact Information:
Carrie Cybak, Events Manager
FREE Event
*Registration is required*

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