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CPJ released Poverty Trends 2017, our annual report on poverty in Canada, a week ahead of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. It reports that a staggering 4.8 million people in Canada (or 13.9%) live in poverty. The report uses the Low-Income Measure (LIM), which defines the poverty rate as a 50 per cent of the median Canadian household...
In 2001 NAHS undertook an evaluation of the supportive housing offered at our complex at 350 Prideaux Street. Our research looked at hospitalizations and use of crisis services by the tenants before and after they moved into the complex and also attempted to measure the tenants’ perceptions of their general well being. The report also provides an overview...
In 2001 NAHS undertook an evaluation of the supportive housing offered at our complex at 350 Prideaux Street.  Our research looked at hospitalizations and use of crisis services by the tenants before and after they moved into the complex and also attempted to measure the tenants' perceptions of their general well being. The report also provides an overview...
This Guide serves as a companion document to the report We’ll Leave The Lights On For You: Housing Options For people Experiencing Persistent Homelessness Who Use Substances (Alcohol and/or Drugs) in order to support local planning and program development. It includes detailed information with respect to features of programs designed to serve people...
This summary reports the key findings of field research carried out by Charities Evaluation Services (CES) between November 2006 and March 2008. The research included 682 responses to an online survey to third sector organisations and 89 responses to an online survey of a wide spectrum of funders. Focusing on England, we carried out face-to-face and...
This paper reports a successful transitional programme in the USA. The research programme evaluation covered 5.5 years and 228 severely and persistently mentally ill homeless clients who lived in a transitional residential centre. Forty-eight per cent of the residents achieved the Programme's goals of obtaining and maintaining permanent housing and a...
Limited research has been conducted to examine the effectiveness of existing HIV prevention and harm reduction interventions targeted to injection drug-using youth. Moreover, although there are a growing number of needle exchange programs being developed for youth throughout the United States, the effects of these services have yet to be systematically...
The two main objectives of this guide are to: - summarize what is meant by "homelessness prevention" and its implications for the ways that local authorities deliver relevant services, and - show how the homelessness prevention ethos can be delivered in practice The guide focuses on the six "homelessness prevention" activities shown by...
A review of an innovative approach to youth homelessness that tackles the problem in advance of a crisis being reached. This report explores the experiences of young people participating in the "cluster schemes" set up by Safe in the City and the impact of the schemes in moving young people away from the risk factors associated with social exclusion and...
Supported housing (as distinct from supportive housing) emphasizes the values of consumer choice; independence; participation; permanence; normalcy; and flexible, ongoing supports. As a model, it has only recently become popular in the literature and therefore little is known of its effectiveness in serving people with long-term psychiatric backgrounds. In...

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