10 Year Plans - Canada

10 Year Plans - Canada

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...
The Alberta Secretariat for Action on Homelessness has created a Plan for Alberta, which articulates this new approach. The Plan is based on the goal of ending homelessness in Alberta by 2019. The Plan recognizes and supports community-led action on homelessness, and aims to coordinate province-wide efforts. The Plan sets out a series of actions aimed at...
Vision: By 2024, Chatham-Kent will have a community of service providers who work collaboratively to prevent homelessness. Target: To ensure that no individual or family in the community is without stable housing for longer than 30 days. Key Findings: Homelessness in the Municipality is invisible, yet it is increasing, and it affects families as well as...
Red Deer’s vision is to end homelessness in our community by 2018. This document is the second of two five year plans intended to tackle this monumental task. The first plan was designed to guide our work until 2014; while this second plan maps the framework until 2018.
The purpose of the Shelter Strategy is to plan for the shelter system in Greater Vancouver over a 10 year horizon, recognizing the links between shelters and permanent housing. The Strategy focuses on all types of emergency shelters, inclduing year round adult and seasonal shelters, transition houses, youth shelters and safe houses. It includes...
Bringing Lethbridge Home is the 5 Year Plan to end homelessness in Lethbridge by 2014 (updated from the plan from 2007‐11). Homelessness is a complex issue and one of the most critical issues facing our community. Therefore, a plan to end homelessness within five years may seem unrealistic. It may be bold, but it is possible. We believe that homelessness...
Mental health is essential to physical health, personal well-being, and positive family and interpersonal relationships. The World Health Organization describes mental health as a state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, copes with the normal stresses of life, works productively and contributes to his or her communities...
Calgary's 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness (Plan) was first published in January 2008. The original Plan included a number of assumptions and reflected a different landscape in Calgary. Three years into the Plan (January 2011), the Calgary Homeless Foundation in partnership with the community prepared this update. The update describes what has been learned...
A year after the release of A Place to Call Home, Edmonton’s 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness is already celebrating significant advances. In some cases it has exceeded its targets for year 1.
At the direction of Premier Ed Stelmach, who recognized that the growing number of Albertans who were at‑risk of becoming or currently experiencing homelessness was an unacceptable situation, the creation of the Alberta Secretariat for Action on Homelessness (the “Secretariat”) was announced on January 23, 2008. The Secretariat was given the responsibility...

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