The Gathering Place is a service centre committed to building community, promoting equality and providing nourishment. It exists to meet the needs of people whom society has failed. The goal of Gathering Place is to foster among guests independence, self-respect and dignity. Further, interdependence and personal growth are cultivated through a network of community partnerships.
About THE GATHERING PLACE INCORPORATED
The programs and services of the Gathering Place are offered primarily to people who are homeless or live in less than desirable housing conditions, people who are often unemployed and to people who do not have adequate social supports at this time in their lives. For 19 years, the Gathering Place has provided a caring and nurturing environment with services that include a noon meal program serving up to 150 Guests each day (20,535 meals in 2012), a Monday breakfast program, a clothing supply boutique and social activities. Through community partnerships, professional services in health care, housing and social work are provided.