The high cost of homelessness: $55, 000 a year to leave a homeless person on the street; it costs only $37, 000 a year to provide housing with support services.

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The high cost of homelessness: $55, 000 a year to leave a homeless person on the street; it costs only $37, 000 a year to provide housing with support services.

— CARMHA Study and Calgary Study

Poverty Law Advocacy Program

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The Poverty Law Advocacy Program provides individuals on low income with legal information, advice and representation primarily in the areas of landlord/tenant, welfare and employment insurance law. The Poverty Law Advocate also presents public legal education sessions and works closely with the community to address law related poverty issues.

FOR INFORMATION AND REFERRAL:

Drop in is available; however, it is preferred that the person phone ahead of time and make an appointment.

Call: Erik @ 250.314.1900 ext. 202

Email: advocate@kamloopsefry