2021 Merrill Brinton Golf Tournament of Hope

Flu Season Arrives in Regina

October 10, 2020
By Krista Adams
(Krista is a student with the Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Nursing. She has been doing her practicum at Carmichael Outreach this semester)

Influenza, also known as the flu, is a contagious illness. As cold weather returns, the flu season is among us. It is important to take preventative measures to protect yourself and your loved ones from getting the flu.

Preventing yourself from getting the flu:

  • Getting the flu vaccine is recommended for anyone 6 months of age or older; this vaccine can protect you from getting the flu.
  • Carmichael Outreach will be offering a flu clinic on October 27th and November 3rd; the flu vaccine is also available at pharmacies.


In order to stop or lessen the spread of the flu:

  • Wash your hands with soap and warm water for a minimum of 30 seconds, if soap and water is not available, an alcohol-based hand sanitizer which is at least 70% alcohol could be used.
  • It is also important to avoid close contact with any sick people.
  • Avoid touching your face.
  • Cover your coughs/sneezes with a tissue, or cough/sneeze into your inner arm in order to prevent the spread of the flu.

It can be easy to mix up a common cold and the flu. It is important to know the different signs and symptoms. Telling the difference between a cold and the flu:

  • Common symptoms of a cold are a cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, minor muscle or body aches, and mild fatigue.
  • Common symptoms of the flu are a fever, chills, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, headache, and fatigue.

Make sure to stay safe and protect yourself and others from the flu this year.

Some links are provided here which include how to properly wash your hands:

Hand washing for adults – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IisgnbMfKvI

Hand washing for children – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eNmte6Xe3R4

JOB POSTING – Receptionist (FILLED)

JOB POSTING – Food Security Program Coordinator (FILLED)

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Carmichael Outreach is seeking a hardworking, patient, and creative individual to join our team as the Food Security Program Coordinator.

The Food Security Program Coordinator is an important role, responsible for overseeing the entire Food Recovery Program at Carmichael Outreach Inc. This program,  sometimes referred to as the Food Security Program, Free Meal Program, Free Lunch Program, or Soup Kitchen, aims to reduce food insecurity by providing free meals to those in our community experiencing poverty and homelessness.

For full Job Posting details and information on how to apply, download the PDF through the link below.

Food Security Program Coordinator Job Details

2020 Annual General Meeting

We invite our friends and Carmichael family members to join us via ZOOM on September 22 at 7:00 p.m. for our 2020 Annual General Meeting!
To receive a copy of the Zoom Link, please email carmichael.agm@gmail.com.

JOB POSTING – Development Coordinator (FILLED)

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Carmichael Outreach is seeking an enthusiastic, organized, and passionate applicant to join our team in the role of Development Coordinator.

The Development Coordinator is an exciting and demanding role that is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all fundraising, communications, and organizational development activities for Carmichael Outreach. The successful applicant for this role should possess an undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Public Relations, or the Social Sciences, or similar relevant field, and should have experience in developing and organizing fundraising and other public events, managing finances, and excellent written and in-person communications skills.

For full Job Posting details and information on how to apply, download the PDF through the link below.

Development Coordinator Job Details

2020-08-14 closed For Employee Development Day

Closed Friday, August 14 for Employee Development

We will be closed on Friday, August 15 for an employee development day. We hope you all have a safe and good weekend, and we will see you Monday!


March 16, 2020 – We know that the services we offer are absolutely vital, and have done our best to develop a strategy that will help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 while maintaining our ability to offer services as best as possible. The well-being of our community is our top priority.

Until further notice, OUR CENTRE WILL BE CLOSED.  Programming will be move forward as follows:



Our Housing Support Programs will not be taking new intakes until further notice. Existing clients will continue to be served, and are asked to reach out via phone.

  • Housing Support Line: 306-757-2235 ext. 3
  • Doreen: 306 531 5158
  • Bernie: 306 531 9238
  • Robert: 306 531 7673



Although our coffee room will be closed, we will continue to make coffee each morning and hand it out from the front door of the centre from approximately 9:15 until we run out.



We will be serving meals from 1:00-3:00 (or until we run out) from the front door of our building.



We will be handing out diapers, wipes, formula, and milk from the front door between 9-12 on Mondays and Fridays only.



We will be handing out toiletries from the front door between 9-12 on Wednesdays only.



We will be handing out pet food from the front door between 9-12 on Wednesdays only.



Our Free Boutique will be closed until further notice. We are currently not accepting donations.



We are not accepting donations of any items.

Food donations will be accepted, but will be limited to Mondays only. We will continue to accept recurring food donations that have been previously scheduled.

If you would like to make a monetary donation, please:

  1. Visit http://carmichaeloutreach.ca/donate/ to make an online donation via credit card; or,
  2. Mail a cash or cheque donation to:  1510 12th Avenue, Regina, SK., S4P 0L5


Please take care of yourselves, remember to wash your hands, and try to avoid large crowds. Even if you aren’t worried about yourself, remember that there are people in our community who can be severely impacted by this virus.


The Carmichael Family

Seeking Storage Solutions!

If you’re looking for a project that will help you give back to the community, we just might have the perfect opportunity for you!

We’re seeking support to meet our storage needs. At Carmichael Outreach, we run on a tight budget, so needs like this often tend to fall to the wayside. We know that better storage solutions would improve our ability to serve the community, allowing us to store things like furniture, bulk items, donation overflow, and more!

This would also help us reduce the need to turn away donations when we are overflowing.


A couple of potential storage solutions we are looking for include:


Sturdy wall shelving for our programming storage room

We would love to have larger shelving installed in our programming storage room, where we could fit large tote buckets full of all kinds of supplies. This will allow us to make use of all the vertical space we have available in this room to store things like craft supplies, games, movies, and more, all of which will help us to improve our ability to offer recreational programming


Outdoor sheds, shipping containers, or metal bins for storage

We would love to have a space like this on site where we could store donations of furniture and other supplies for our Housing Support Program. These items are stored to be used when we help move people into housing, so that we can ensure their houses are homes.


Thank you once again to all of our friends in the community. We are so grateful to have such a great group of people in our corner, and are looking forward to see what the future brings.



The Carmichael Family