A popular and successful initiative marks its 8th year Saturday.
The Community Connect Day run by the Nelson Community on Homelessness goes at Central School from 10 am till 3 pm.
Coordinator Ann Harvey says it’s where the community comes out to help each other.
The inclusive, no-barrier event offers around 40 different services for free.
These include dental checks , eye-care, foot and other medical consultations and specific info and supports for women and seniors.
There’s a free cafe with snacks and free child-minding.