Policy Briefs

Policy Briefs

Publication Date: 2016
Last October, when the Province of Ontario released A Place to Call Home, the report of the expert advisory panel on homelessness, youth homelessness was identified as one of four priority areas for the government. In this policy brief, we applaud these efforts and offer insights into how Ontario can become a leader in addressing youth homelessness by working with community partners in a strategic and effective manner.
Publication Date: 2016
Over the past 16 years, the Government of Canada, through its National Homelessness Initiative and the Homelessness Partnering Strategy, has actively supported communities across the country to address homelessness. While many communities have used part of their federal investment to support youth focused programs and services, there has not been a strategic focus on youth homelessness since the early years of the program. In this...