Abbotsford Connect at Sevenoaks Alliance Church

The annual event takes place this Saturday, Oct. 18

Abbotsford Connect takes place Saturday, Oct. 18 at Sevenoaks Alliance Church, 2575 Gladwin Rd.

The event runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and brings together more than 35 service providers, local businesses, community and provincial agencies, and faith-based organizations.

The groups deliver services and support to people experiencing homelessness and to those who are at risk of being homeless.

These services include foot care, haircuts, makeup, professional photography, clothing, outreach and advocacy support, and mental-health and wellness services. The event is expected to draw more than 350 guests. As well, a complimentary breakfast and lunch is provided and served by the folks at Sevenoaks Alliance Church.