CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Nov. 17, 2011) -

What: To date, more than 9,000 people at risk of or experiencing homelessness have attended 12 previous Project Homeless Connect (PHC) events in Calgary.

At PHC, those at risk of or experiencing homelessness in Calgary can access support from more than 45 agencies and service providers all in one location. This free event provides a number of services, including legal advice and help getting identification; mental health and addictions counselling; information on income support; employment counselling; housing information; a variety of medical services and more. Those attending can also receive free haircuts, comfort kits (toiletries, socks, mitts and toques), clothing and a nutritious, hot lunch.

Thanks to Vermilion Energy Inc. and Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP for their generous sponsorship of PHC 13.

When: Saturday, November 19, 2011
8 a.m. Muffins/beverages provided in line before doors open
9 a.m. Doors open to participants
12 p.m. Lunch is served until 2 p.m.
2 p.m. Participant intake closes

Where: New Location! City Hall Atrium, 800 Macleod Trail SE

Learn more about PHC and the 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness at

Contact Information:

Calgary Homeless Foundation
Andrea Ranson
403-718-8539 or Cell: 403-807-7777