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RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2014

Homelessness partnering strategy plan for implementing Housing First in Brandon. 

ORGANIZATION: Turner Strategies, A Way Home Canada, Canadian Observatory on Homelessness
RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2017

The concept of “ending homelessness” has had significant impact on public policy and service responses in recent years. Just consider the number of “ending homelessness” plans, strategies, policy directions, and funding announcements not just in Canada, but internationally.

Currently, there is no internationally recognized definition of an end to homelessness, the type of indicators and targets, and a verification process for...

RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2017

Safe at Home is a whole community response to the urgent issue of homelessness in Whitehorse. This Plan is an attempt to highlight what needs to happen to end and prevent homelessness, and to support better community coordination to provide better care for vulnerable people. This plan is about the whole community, all of us, working together and saying, ‘these are the necessary actions to end homelessness in Whitehorse’, it advocates for more...

ORGANIZATION: City of Yellowknife
RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2017

A CALL TO ACTION

Everyone is Home: Yellowknife’s 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness

The people of the North have taken on and overcome seemingly insurmountable challenges. Yellowknifers carve their lives from an environment others see as harsh and unforgiving as much as it is breathtaking. As in many Northwest Territories communities, the city is forging a future made up of increasing diversity, grounded in ways of life...

ORGANIZATION: United Way
RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2016

Voice of Youth

Right from the start, the plan has been developed with the voice of youth. Youth have informed the plan at every stage. They identified the causes of youth homelessness in Kingston and area and they recommended solutions to address the issue.

In August 2015 a Youth Council was created. The mandate is to ensure voice and perspective of youth is at the forefront of the issue of youth homelessness, youth...

RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2016

Highlights from 2016 include:

The creation of three additional affordable housing units for seniors, at 301 First Avenue East, Shelburne. 20,000 Homes Campaign — conducted a 48 hour count of chronic and episodically homeless inDufferin. New partnerships and relationship building efforts with community agencies, e.g. Poverty Task Force and DC MOVES. The 2016 Housing Forum which contained a varied agenda which included: Appreciation/...
RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2015

Highlights from 2015

The creation of three additional affordable housing units for seniors, at 301 First Avenue East, Shelburne New partnerships and relationship building efforts with community agencies. The 2015 Housing Forum, “Addressing Poverty and Housing in Dufferin County,” presented in partnership with Headwaters Food and Farming Alliance (Headwaters Communities in Action) and Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health. Provision of...
RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2014

New Information from MMAH

In December 2013, Assistant Deputy Minister Janet Hope informed Consolidated Municipal Service Managers of new reporting requirements for 10 year Housing and Homelessness Plans. The new requirements expanded on existing reporting requirements, and made clear the information that Service Managers must present to both MMAH and to the public.

To comply with MMAH requirements, we have included details...

RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2013

London’s Homeless Prevention and Housing planning document incorporates a 14-year period and provides an integrated summary of the homelessness and housing strategies, goals and tactics already developed and taking hold in London. This Plan is built from the experiences and considerations of our community stakeholders - policymakers, service providers, individuals and families with lived experience, funders, advocates, residents and experts...

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...

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