Report on Burnaby Homeless Connect 2011

Burnaby Homeless Connect 2011

Thank you to the 7 volunteers and 2 staff who compiled comfort kits on Tuesday Oct 11th and the 20 volunteers/staff who set up for the event on Wed Oct 12th

and at Burnaby Homeless Connect thank you to the

46 volunteers, 66 service providers and 22 special guests who helped provide

service to 182 individuals


316 people attended this important event

180 Pancake BREAKFASTS were served by the Burnaby Optimists

24 EYE CARE examinations performed

21 DENTAL examinations performed

38 Individuals were seen by the NURSE and NURSE PRACTITIONER





56 People received FLU SHOTS

18 People attended the FOOT CARE CLINIC

64 HAIR CUTS were completed

12 MAKE OVERS were completed

128 Attended the LEARNING TABLE

45 People received information from LEGAL SERVICES

300 Hot Dogs, 170 bowls of Chili, 400 bowls of Ice Cream were served Salvation Army


People received COMFORT KITS

18 Connected with the Progressive Housing Society OUTREACH WORKERS

Over 31 People attended who were formerly HOMELESS and are now HOUSED


The Burnaby Task Force On Homelessness would like to thank the following contributors

to our Burnaby Homeless Connect and Homelessness Action Week events:

A & W Metrotown

ABC Recycling

BC Housing

Burger King

Burnaby Board of Trade

Burnaby Community Connections

Burnaby Edmonds Lions Club

Burnaby Mental Wealth Society

Burnaby Now

Burnaby Optimists

Burnaby RCMP

Burnaby Square Dental

Cariboo Hill Secondary School

Cariboo Hill Secondary School Youth Action Committee

City of Burnaby

City of Burnaby Councillors -Paul McDonell – Pietro Calendino

Coast Capital Savings


Dr Stuart Katz

Dr Ashifa Nurani

Ethos Coffee House

Fraser Health

Aboriginal Health

Burnaby Home Health

Burnaby Hospital

Burnaby Substance Use Services

Primary Care Clinic- Nurse Practitioners

Public Health Services

Gourmet Bakers

Greater Vancouver Food Bank

I Care at Douglas College

Kats Foot Care

Lakeview Elementary School

Legal Services Society

Lookout Society

Marianne Otterstrom- Shadbolt Centre for the Arts

McGregor Socks

Me N Eds Pizza Parlors

Metropolis at Metrotown

Ministry of Housing and Social Development Burnaby Metro Pointe

MLA Harry Bloy

MLA Raj Chouhan

MLA Kathy Corrigan

MLA Richard Lee

MP Peter Julian

MP Kennedy Stewart

New Balance Shoes

New Life Community Church

New West Family Eye Care Centre

Old Spaghetti Factory

Parish of St Timothy

Parish of St Timothy-Fifth Guides group

Progressive Housing Society

Pro Organics

Regional Steering Committee On Homelessness

Salvation Army

Save On Foods

Shoe Warehouse

Southside Community Church



Tim Horton’s Community Cruiser

Tommy Douglas Library

Twelfth Ave Elementary School

Utopia Academy

Van City

West Burnaby United Church


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