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One-Day Event in Concord Offers Health, Legal Services to Homeless


Monday, June 11, 2012



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What:

A one-stop shop aimed at helping homeless residents of Contra Costa County become self-sufficient will provide free health and social services, as well as legal assistance. The eighth annual Project Homeless Connect on June 14 in Concord puts food, medical and dental care, substance abuse programs, shelter information and more all under one roof for a day. For the second year in a row, the event will feature legal assistance from the Clean Slate Clinic, which helps people overcome barriers to employment resulting from criminal convictions. Volunteers are needed for Project Homeless Connect 8. Call 925-313-6124 or show up the morning of the event to volunteer.

When

Project Homeless Connect 8 is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, June 14 at the Willow Pass Center, 2748 East Olivera Road, Concord, CA 94519.

Why

Thousands of people experience homelessness each night in Contra Costa County. Project Homeless Connect 8, sponsored by Contra Costa Health Services and the City of Concord, provides health services and promotes good health for the entire community.

To find out more about the homeless services offered in Contra Costa County, visit http://cchealth.org/services/homeless/

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