NightReach is a mobile outreach initiative that operates in Red Deer’s downtown, city parks and river valley areas. A team of two walk the streets and paths 365 evenings a year with backpacks full of harm reduction materials, seasonal clothing, first aid supplies and the occasional food donation. We provide non-judgemental support and referrals for food, housing, health care, addictions, pregnancy, legal issues, employment, bad dates and NR new backpacks July 2014counselling to many street involved individuals. The hours that NightReach work change 3 times per year based on client traffic patterns.

Shaw Cable did a piece on NightReach in May 2014.  Learn about NightReach in their Road to Hope segment.  The Red Deer Advocate created a video about NightReach in March 2012 and you can watch it here.

NightReach summer hours are 6 pm – 11 pm weekdays and 4 pm – 11 pm weekends and holidays and can be reached via text or phone call at (403) 896-3879.