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December 18th, 2014

Region’s survey highlights problem of homelessness

Imagine being homeless for over 20 years. Imagine being 16 and home is trying to find a place to sleep … More

December 9th, 2014

Homelessness comes into focus

Remember the Polaroid instant camera? It was a big novelty when it first came out. You took a picture, pulled … More

December 4th, 2014

Mental health, addiction prevalent among the homeless: regional survey

A pilot housing project modeled after a similar program south of the border aims to get 40 homeless people off … More

December 4th, 2014

Waterloo Region presents survey findings identifying most vulnerable people experiencing homelessness

The Region of Waterloo shared results today from our first Registry Week, part of the Canadian 20,000 Homes Campaign. On … More

December 3rd, 2014

$300K spent on hospital care for homeless in last 6 months, says survey

Over $300,000 was spent in the last six months alone on hospital emergency room visits and ambulances for homeless people … More

December 3rd, 2014

Homelessness survey paints bleak picture of needy in Waterloo Region

Of 281 homeless people surveyed in Waterloo Region this week, 45 per cent are considered at high risk of dying … More

December 3rd, 2014

Count of Waterloo Region’s homeless population turns up 339 people

Across Waterloo Region, there are 339 people experiencing persistent homelessness. by CTV Kitchener  About 145 of those people are at … More

November 30th, 2014

Waterloo Region the first community to participate in Canada-wide campaign to battle homelessness

A first for our area as Waterloo Region becomes the first community in Canada to participate in the Canada-wide 20,000 … More

November 27th, 2014

D’Amato: Our attitude toward the homeless makes me proud

People’s hearts are a little bigger than average here in Waterloo Region. And lest you think I’m indulging in some shameless … More

November 26th, 2014

Waterloo Region will be the first Canadian community to pilot the 20,000 Homes Campaign

by Waterloo Region will be the first Canadian community to pilot the 20,000 Homes Campaign, which aims to permanently … More

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