Haven's Way

University of Calgary; Turner Research & Strategy Inc.
January 03, 2017

In this final blog post in the Haven’s Way series, I wanted to share some of the key factors that make the program work in practice. I hope these speak to those who may be interested in exploring the model in their local contexts. Some of these elements are just common sense, and should be present in any intervention - others are more specific to the Haven’s Way model. ...

Safe Haven Foundation of Canada
December 30, 2016

This blog post was written by Karen Sherbut, who leads the Safe Haven Foundation of Canada with her husband John Sherbut. Together, they founded Haven’s Way as philanthropists in 1999, and remain steadfast champions and funders for the program to this day. 

This blog is the fourth in our series on Haven’s Way – please follow this link for our other submissions and...

December 13, 2016
Introduction

In the first blog post in this series, Dr. Alina Turner gave an overview of the Haven’s Way program model – a Foyer supportive housing program for youth in Calgary. See full report on the program here.

It is important to complement the research perspective with of those of people ‘...

Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary
December 06, 2016
By way of introduction.

In the first blog in this series, Dr. Alina Turner gave an overview on the Haven’s Way program model – a Foyer supportive housing program for youth in Calgary - and what the evaluation research discerned of the program’s impact on supporting youth to achieve stability and independence....

University of Calgary; Turner Research & Strategy Inc.
November 30, 2016
On the Blog Series

As efforts to end youth homelessness gain traction across the country, finding and implementing interventions that work for young people becomes increasingly important for communities. Unfortunately, there remains a lot of work to do for those of us in the research community to capture effective practice, and translate it in terms that make sense to policy makers, service providers, youth and funders.

With the support of the Homeless Hub,...

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