Want to learn more about Boyle Street, the programs we provide, and the people we serve?
Our staff can speak directly to the challenges facing people who are experiencing poverty and homelessness in Edmonton.
Book a free presentation for your professional or community event to learn about Boyle Street and how to:
Help a community member who is in crisis
Break down the stigma around poverty and homelessness
Support our downtown community
Working across 50 programs, our staff support a diversity of people, including individuals, families, youth and pregnant parents.
We offer three free education opportunities that are accessible by request:
Understanding Vulnerability: A two hour presentation on the context of vulnerability, stigma, and building trust and relationships with vulnerable folks you may interact with.
Naloxone Training: How to use a naloxone kit and why they are important to carry.
Lunch & Learn: What about housing? 45 minute conversation on access and barriers to housing initiatives.
“Our firm is located in the Whyte Avenue area and so we often cross paths with unhoused members of our community. The training offered by Boyle Street offered practical harm-reduction strategies and tools for respectful and collaborative interactions in these situations.” -Chivers Carpenter Lawyers, 2021.
"Boyle Street's Lunch & Learn webinar was informative, engaging, and personal. Encouraging interaction with the attendees and having people open up about their lived experiences enhanced the event greatly." -Edmonton Social Planning Council, 2021.