Truro Homeless Outreach Society
|Record #: TOT0387||Last Modified: 07 May 2021||Last Full Update: 07 May 2021|
|Where To Find Us||
862 Prince St
Canada B2N 1H4
|Areas Served||Nova Scotia ; Truro|
|Contact||Krista McNair, Chair, Board of Directors; Email: email@example.com|
|Alternate Contact||Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mailing Address||14 Court St
Truro, NS B2N 2H7
|Volunteers Wanted!||Email: email@example.com|
|Description & Services|
Hub House – Provides safe overnight emergency shelter, meals, community resource navigation assistance, and advocacy for community members experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity.
Housing Support – Assistance offered to any resident of Colchester county who needs help achieving housing stability through eviction prevention measures, landlord mediation, housing subsidy application support and housing location services.
Mission Statement: To reduce homelessness through advocacy, education, empathy, and community building.
Vision Statement: Making affordable housing a reality in a non-judgemental partnership with community, government,
Value Statements: As we work together with our staff, volunteers, guests, community, and governments to achieve our
mission and vision, we are committed to:
INCLUSIVITY: Providing services to individuals regardless of their race, sexuality, gender identity, or religion. Working
with individuals regardless of their health status, past criminal convictions, past or current substance use.
EQUITY: Providing services based on ongoing evaluation of an individual’s specific needs.
ACCOUNTABILITY: Setting and achieving measurable outcomes that can be monitored and reported to our society
members and the community at large. As well as challenging each other to strive for excellence and continued learning.
COMMUNITY BUILDING: Nurturing relationships within our communities through meaningful engagement, education,
ADVOCACY: Providing community education on best practice to end homelessness and working with local government
and property owners to increase the availability of supportive and affordable housing.
|Eligibility||Ages: 16 year(s) and up
Unfortunately we often operate at capacity. Please call ahead for information on bed availability.
Donations of food and other household supplies are greatly appreciated. At this time we are not in need of clothing donations. Monetary donations can be made securely at https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/truro-homeless-outreach-society/?sm=1
|Hours||7:00 pm - 7:00 am|
|Dates||Monday to Sunday|
|Accessibility||Fully Wheelchair Accessible|
|Public Bulletin||We encourage anyone who shares our passion and values to contact us regarding our wide variety of volunteer opportunities. Together we can help our most marginalized community members get back on their feet.|
|Tags||Fundy Connect ; Recreation Categories ; Support Programs ; Volunteer Opportunity|