System Planning 101

System Planning 101

Background

Calgary Homeless Foundation – CE in Calgary; led 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness in 2008 based on Housing First.

  • From 2008-2012 went from:
    • Virtually no program funding to overseeing $35M investment
    • From no Housing First to programs for 4,000 clients, 5 staff to 35 staff.
  • Housing First spurred massive growth and learnings
  • Drawing on Alberta experience in 7 Cities implementing Housing First housing over 7,000 clients and US Communities of Care best practices

Overview

  •  Key components of a Homeless Serving System
  •  Implementation learnings from Alberta
ORGANIZATION: Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness
EVENT: 2013 Conference Presentation
PUBLICATION DATE: 2013
LOCATION: Canada