Rural Homeless Enumeration 2018

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com In April of 2018, Bruce County and Grey County each conducted a homelessness enumeration using a Period Prevalence Count (PPC) methodology in their respective counties. The problem of homelessness is most often associated with urban communities, however, a growing body of research over the past 15 years has shown that … Continue reading Rural Homeless Enumeration 2018

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Poverty reduction key to fairer, more prosperous Ontario

By: Sarah Blackstock Greg deGroot-Maggetti, Published on Wed Dec 04 20 Five years ago this week, the Ontario government embarked on a bold and historic challenge to reduce child and family poverty across our province by 25 per cent by 2013. While it appears Ontario will fall short of its “25 in 5” target, the province has made some progress … Continue reading Poverty reduction key to fairer, more prosperous Ontario

Housing First, Women Second? Gendering Housing First

Homes for Women, a campaign to prevent, reduce, and ultimately end the homelessness of women and girls in Canada is concerned that the existing gender gap in research examining Housing First models will influence the allocation of almost $600 million – $119 million over 5 years – committed by the federal government in Budget 2013 … Continue reading Housing First, Women Second? Gendering Housing First

Rain won’t stop homeless campout

OWEN SOUND - As preparations were made Friday for Safe 'n Sound's second annual overnight campout to raise awareness and some money to combat homelessness, the rain started. Organizers want to remind people that some around us do camp in all kinds of weather because they have to. Richard Suchow, the manager at the downtown drop-in and … Continue reading Rain won’t stop homeless campout

Safe N’Sound Camp Out Fundraiser _Update

18 October 2013 CHANGE IN VENUE: ALL EVENTS WILL TAKE PLACE AT The Space. 7 October 2013 Safe N Sound is carrying out a pledge campaign to raise much needed money to support our work with the homeless and impoverished in our community. We are in the community collecting pledges, and inviting others to join … Continue reading Safe N’Sound Camp Out Fundraiser _Update

Landlords helping homeless find affordable housing in Calgary

By Jason van Rassel, Calgary Herald July 11, 2013 Private landlords are teaming up with Calgary’s non-profit sector to make it easier to find stable housing for people emerging from homelessness. The Calgary Residential Rental Association is challenging its members to make 500 units available for social agencies to place their clients over the next … Continue reading Landlords helping homeless find affordable housing in Calgary