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April 27th, 2015

Survey of Hamilton’s homeless aims to help city’s most vulnerable

The last year and a half, especially the last few months, have streamlined Bruce Paton’s daily goals: Survive. by Kelly … More

April 24th, 2015

Survey offers glimpse of face of homelessness in Ottawa

The average homeless person in Ottawa has spent nearly four years living on the streets and in shelters across the city, … More

April 22nd, 2015

Ottawa pilot project aims to triage city’s homeless

Dedicated volunteers across Ottawa have been out in the rain this week talking with homeless people as part of a … More

March 10th, 2015

Lessons from the 20,000 Homes pilot communities

The 20,000 Homes campaign will be hosting a webcast with representatives from Hamilton and Ottawa to share lessons learned from recent … More

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

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