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172 Military Road, PO Box 1761, St. John’s NL A1C 5P5

Tel: (709) 753-3234                                     Email:

Website:         Twitter: @GatheringNL    

Facebook: @gatheringstjohns

Mandate: The Gathering Place is a non-profit, street level, community service centre that provides a primary health care collaborative to persons who are homeless or precariously housed, through health and social supports in an inclusive, low barrier setting.

Target Population: All adults over the age of 26.

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

  • Provides primary health clinics – Family Physician and Nurse available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
  • Mental Health and Addictions Counselor: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Hot Meal Program:
    • Hot breakfast Mon- Friday 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    • Noon meal 11:30 AM- 1:00 PM
    • Supper: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM and,
    • Saturday brunch 11:00 AM-1:00 PM
  • Case Management onsite Monday-Saturday
  • Dental services; please contact the front desk for more information
  • Social Supports:
    • Showers/hair care
    • Laundry/clothing
    • Food
    • Social Inclusion
    • Computer Access/literacy
  • Work empowerment: work-based projects such as art and community garden. Bike repairs Friday mornings throughout Summer and Fall (weather permitting)
  • Seamstress Fridays 10:30 AM
  • Music room, peer to peer lessons
  • Advocacy, link to government and housing supports as well as Eastern Health and community resources. AESL Outreach Team visits on Wednesdays 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
  • Law Clinic Monthly throughout the summer

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