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Event set to aid the homeless

Project Connect will sponor an event aimed at helping homeless people in Kitsap County.

Homeless and low-income residents are invited to the Sheridan Park Community Center in Bremerton on Jan. 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This is a free outreach to those in need.

The event will include information and resources for those who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness.

Free hair cuts, dental hygiene services, WIC services, shelter and housing information and substance abuse assistance/detox and medical care and prescription assistance will be available.

Bus tokens, immigrant services and outdoor gear such as tents and sleeping bags will be available.

A hot lunch will be provided.

Kitsap County Continuum of Care Coalition is sponsoring the event.

It is also supported by the City of Bremerton, Kitsap Regional Coordinating Council, the Suquamish Tribe, the Apothecary Shoppe and the Kitsap Community Foundation.

Project Connect will be linked to the HUD’s annual Point-in-Time count, which includes a count of sheltered and unsheltered homeless persons on a single night.

The event address is 680 Lebo Blvd. in Bremerton.

 

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