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RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2014

Homelessness partnering strategy community plan for Kelowna, BC. 

RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2013

A closer look at specific issues faced by households and sub-populations across the housing market is warranted to better understand the housing situation in Niagara. These issues and gaps have been identified through demographic trends, reports and statistics, and have been augmented by feedback from the various HHAP consultations. 

RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2016

The Province of Ontario requires Service Managers (SM), such as the Region of Peel, to have a 10 Year Housing and Homelessness Plan. The plan addresses the full housing continuum and sets out goals for increasing housing and ending homelessness with strategies to achieve them. The housing continuum, as shown in the graphic below, represents a range of responses to people’s varying housing needs. Working toward the appropriate mix of...

RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2014

The Homeless Prevention and Housing Plan 2010 to 2024:

The ...

RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2017

The London & Middlesex Housing Corporation presents its latest strategic plan that will guide the organization through to the year 2020. This three-year LMHC strategic plan
is different from all previous strategic plans in two significant ways. First, the strategy declares the corporation’s intention to establish a new foundation for the future. This intention, supported by seven (7) strategic goals provides the architecture and...

RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2011

That, on the recommendation of the Director of Social and Community Support Services and the Director of Municipal Housing, and with the concurrence of the Executive Director of Community Services, the following report regarding the implementation plan update and reporting format related to the London Community Housing Strategy (LCHS) and lntegrated Community Plan on Homelessness (CPH) BE RECEIVED for information purposes. 

ORGANIZATION: United Way and Service Canada
RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2006

Homelessness and the lack of affordable housing is a critical issue in Kingston.

Kingston is a beautiful city with a vibrant downtown, picturesque waterfront, scenic trails and walks. It has an engaged group of citizens and a quality of life that attracts young families, professionals and retirees. Many of the city’s residents have stable incomes and a comfortable lifestyle. However, like in many other urban centres, there are a...

RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2016

In January 2015, the 10-Year Plan to end homelessness began implementation in the City of Kingston and County of Frontenac. City Council allocated provincial and municipal funding to four priority areas: Prevention/Diversion Programs; Basic Needs Supports (Homeless Prevention Fund); Housing Assistance/Emergency Shelters; and Rapid Re-Housing/Housing First. The purpose of this report is to ensure appropriate daytime services for the...

RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2017

This Annual Report highlights the measurement and progress that has been made on the targets and goals of the HHP and the Homelessness Strategy in 2016. Municipal investment has been vital to many of these
initiatives, and has been reinforced through Federal and Provincial funding under Investment in Affordable Housing (IAH), Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) and the Community Homelessness Prevention Initiative (CHPI)...

RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2017

Homelessness community plan for Hastings county. 

RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2014

Homelessness partnering strategy community plan for Prince George. 

RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2014

Homelessness partnering strategy community plan for Kamloops, British Columbia. 

RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2014

In early 2014, a community group called the Youth Supportive Housing Committee emerged to focus on the issues of youth homelessness and youth transitioning out of foster care. At the same time, Kamloops had been named a pilot community...

RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2017

INTRODUCTION

Grande Prairie enjoys a robust economy, with a youthful demographic. As the largest city in northwestern Alberta, the City services a trading area of over 250,000 people spanning northwestern Alberta, northeastern British

Columbia and the Northwest Territories. It is the center of a diversified regional economy responding to the forestry, agricultural, and oil and gas industries. As a regional service hub, city-...

ORGANIZATION: City of Edmonton
RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2016

The City of Edmonton Affordable Housing Strategy describes the City’s general role in affordable housing. The strategy also helps to define specific approaches for how the City is involved and for what purpose. The strategy will guide City involvement in affordable housing for 10 years (2016-2025). 

RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2017

As Calgary and the province of Alberta continue to work towards the goal of ending homelessness, it is critical that the particular needs of young homeless persons are addressed appropriately. If effective interventions are not implemented, today’s homeless youth are at risk of becoming tomorrow’s homeless adults. In fact, we know that more than 40% of those enumerated in the 2014 Homeless Count reported experiencing their first episode of...

ORGANIZATION: Homeward Trust Edmonton; City of Edmonton
RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2017

Although Edmonton has made strong progress against the targets of the original 10 Year Plan, some areas were not resourced to the level that the Plan required. For example, the original Plan called for 1,000 new units of permanent supportive housing, but only about 200 units have been added.

Today, we have a better understanding than ever before about the scope of homelessness in our community, and what is required to end it. This is a...

RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2014

Red Deer has been using a housing first approach to address homelessness for the past 5 years. Their approach is to provide chronic and episodic homeless individuals with stable housing first, then provide wrap-around support services based on individual needs. Clients must agree to work on being good tenants, have regular visits from support workers and arrange direct rent payments from their income sources. Services such as medication...

RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2009

Homelessness is a complex issue that affects many people at different points in their lives. Every night there are homeless individuals and families in Red Deer. They stay in shelters, sleep outside, temporarily stay with friends and live in cars - their circumstances are vast and diverse. Some have been homeless for a long time; for others it is a new and scary situation. They may have become homeless due to an untreated mental illness,...

ORGANIZATION: York Region’s Community Planning Group
RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2001

York Region’s Community Plan to Address Homelessness has been developed in response to a new federal government initiative, the Supporting Communities Partnership Initiative.

The Government of Canada announced on December 17, 1999 that $753 million would be invested over three years in a strategy to reduce and prevent homelessness across Canada. The Supporting Communities Partnership Initiative (SCPI) recognizes that no single level...

ORGANIZATION: End Homelessness St. John's
RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2014

In this Plan - developed by our community and for our community - we propose a bold vision: to end homelessness in St. John's by 2019. This does not mean we will never have someone who needs emergency shelter or loses housing: that would not be realistic. But, we can have a community with the coordination and supports in place to reduce average shelter stays to 7 days or less by 2019, with the ultimate goal of ensuring that no one in our city...

ORGANIZATION: Social Planning & Research Council of Hamilton (SPRC)
RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2014

The Community Advisory Board is expected to report to its funder (Employment and Social Development Canada), its stakeholders and the broader community on what it is doing and the progress the community is making in reducing homelessness.

The HPS was renewed with a commitment to using a Housing First approach and demonstrate reductions in homelessness. The collection of data and results will be critical to this change. As part of your...

ORGANIZATION: Ottawa Housing Services
RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2014

Our Plan builds on our current responsive approaches to housing and homelessness with an enhanced focus on prevention and support through system integration. It builds on the approaches, partnerships and successes of the $14M Housing and Homelessness Investment Plan when the sector came together and developed a common agenda to implement agreed upon projects.

Our Plan is the culmination of years of extensive consultation and...

ORGANIZATION: Dufferin County
RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2014

The Community Advisory Board is expected to report to its funder (Employment and Social Development Canada), its stakeholders and the broader community on what it is doing and the progress the community is making in reducing homelessness.

The HPS was renewed with a commitment to using a Housing First approach and demonstrate reductions in homelessness. The collection of data and results will be critical to this change. As part of...

ORGANIZATION: Mouvement pour mettre fin à l’itinérance à Montréal (MMFIM)
RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2015

This plan details an initiative of the Mouvement pour mettre fin à l’itinérance à Montréal (MMFIM) to help 2,000 men and women in Montreal exit chronic and cyclical homelessness over the next five years. Provincial and municipal plans have not specifically targeted this very vulnerable population which has frequent recourse to emergency services (ambulances, hospitals, police, municipal courts, shelters, etc.).

The goal of the MMFIM, a...

ORGANIZATION: Durham Region
RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2015

At Home in Durham, the Durham Housing Plan 2014-2024, is an  extension of the Region’s commitment to affordable housing, as set out in Growing Together, the  Durham Region Strategic Plan 2009-2014 and the  ...

ORGANIZATION: Fredericton Community Action Group on Homelessness
RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2015

This plan outlines strategies and actions that will lead to an end to chronic homelessness in Fredericton in five years. The goals of the plan involve affordable and supportive housing development, as well as community collaboration and the adoption of a Housing First systems approach.

The Plan proposes the enhanced coordination of our homeless-serving system, and its intentional integration with other partners, including health,...

RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2015

In 2013, Peel residents, community agencies, the Region of Peel and other key stakeholders joined up to create the Peel Housing and Homelessness Plan. This report outlines the progress for 2014.

ORGANIZATION: Medicine Hat Community Housing Society
RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2015

Our approach to community-based systems integration has resulted in Housing First program implementation that is interconnected with our service delivery partners in health, corrections and police, child intervention services and income supports. While this integration work was initially informal, in 2014 we launched a transition/discharge planning initiative whereby community partners are working to introduce system measures targeting...

ORGANIZATION: Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness’ Social Inclusion Advisory Committee Housing Group
RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2015

This is a plan to house individuals experiencing chronic homelessness in Greater Victoria. Using analysis of patterns of emergency shelter use, it estimates the number of individuals in the region who require support services in order to remain housed. It then creates a plan that includes housing and support services as required.

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