Plans - Youth

Plans - Youth

With the release of Without a Home: The National Youth Homelessness Survey (2016), we now have robust national data on the links between youth homelessness and child welfare involvement. Without a Home, conducted by the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness in partnership with A Way Home Canada, surveyed 1,103 youth experiencing homelessness across...
Every young person belongs and deserves a place to feel safe and comfortable; a place to feel welcomed and loved by family and friends; a place to dream about the future. But for far too many youth in Cuyahoga County, this place doesn’t exist. Each year, hundreds of young people experience homelessness and housing instability in our community. They lack the...
Youth homelessness is a challenging, multi-faceted problem. Addressing it effectively requires collaboration among a range of different partners who share a deep understanding of the local context. The need for a grounded local response is especially strong in a rural community, where strategies developed and evaluated in large urban centres may not...
Every day, there are at least two hundred youth in Winnipeg without a place to call home. Homelessness has devastating effects on society, communities, and most importantly, youth themselves. Despite innovative responses, strong research, and a sector that works together through the tragedy of homelessness, we have not had the support, alliances, or shared...
Implementing the strategies necessary to end youth homelessness is not a simple or straightforward process. It is a multi-step process, and requires learning, testing, gathering information, and evaluating progress along the way. A Place to Call Home: Brandon’s Plan to End Youth Homelessness, (The Plan) is ambitious and bold in its recommendations. To...
Stable housing is out of reach for far too many Minnesotans. Systemic changes over the past several decades have resulted in incomes not keeping pace with the cost of housing. In addition to the more than 10,000 Minnesotans who are homeless on any given night, another 248,000 are paying more than half of their income on housing. This disconnect between...
The goal of the Community Strategy to End Youth Homelessness in Edmonton is to inspire innovation, shared principles, and ways forward for strategic cross-systems and integrated planning for our community of stakeholders, in order to work together more collaboratively to achieve our shared vision of ending youth homelessness. The origins of the report began...
Youth homelessness is a persistent and growing problem throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. The causes of youth homelessness are wide ranging and complex, often involving issues related to childhood trauma, mental health, addictions, poverty, disrupted education, and a lack of safe and affordable housing. In addition to the tremendous cost to youth and...
United Way of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington has developed a Community Action Plan, in close collaboration with youth and a steering committee. This is part of a national pilot project, “Mobilizing Local Capacity to End Youth Homelessness in Canada.” The Action Plan includes strategies with clear goals, objectives, implementation steps and...
The Government of Alberta, along with its community partners, is working to reduce youth homelessness. Twelve communities across the province will increase efforts to support youth at risk as part of Alberta’s new strategy. The strategies in this plan represent a new way to address youth homelessness that builds on the work we have been doing. We are...

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