A drop-in centre's criticism of its former host church has sparked controversy and concern among Anglicans in Montreal and across Canada over how churches should relate to the homeless and marginalized.
James Drop-In Centre board of directors said that the centre was terminating its lease with St.
When a fire in 2012 caused significant damage to the facilities the drop-in centre was using, Archdeacon Linda Borden Taylor, then-rector of St.
James the Apostle, described the relationship between church and drop-in centre during her time as being "very cordial." While her duties at St.
ARAVOH's volunteers take it in turns to man a tiny drop-in centre and second-hand clothes store in the town.
Zilocchi takes me to visit the drop-in centre at Tour Grise 26, which serves new arrivals from Vallorbe who have been allocated to the canton of Vaud.
They are locked out between 8.00am and 8.00pm, with nowhere to go except the drop-in centre, the streets and the station.
The grant awarded from theMinistry of Defence's Armed Forces Covenant Fund will improve and expand drop-in centres, which provide practical and emotional support to former military personnel.
The two-year grant of [pounds sterling]147,888 will be used to enhance existing veteran drop-in centres and set up new ones across the south east.
"Veterans can find it hard to access public services and drop-in centres are places where they can get advice and support easily and conveniently.
It aims to shut its drop-in centres in Mountain Ash and Dowlais in Merthyr, which serve the North Glamorgan NHS Trust area with the highest mortality rates in the UK.
Andrew Penny, CCS manager in the South Wales Valleys, said, "This is a real tragedy for local people - people coming into our drop-in centres are devastated." Stephen Hanvey, the charity's chief executive, said two drop-ins in Hampshire and Norfolk would also close, reducing the CCS to a small organisation based solely in Hampshire.