Northwest Compass has offered its annual Tax Clinic for at least the past 11 years, according to Sonia Ivanov, managing director of program delivery for NWC.
"We have a person reviewing the tax returns that has an advanced level of preparation," Ivanov
says, "just to make sure everything is done correctly."
On April 4th, 2013 the Associate of Homeless Advocates in the North/Northwest District (AHAND) sponsored a legislative breakfast where nine state and federal legislators and members of more than a dozen charity organizations, including Northwest Compass' own Sonia Ivanov
, had an opportunity to bring the pressing issue of homelessness to the policy maker's attention.
also helped conduct the count which found 346 homeless persons on the streets between the hours of 4 and 7am.