The information and resources here are intended to support your efforts to to prevent homelessness.
This page includes information on homelessness prevention organized by provider. Note that information on housing stabilization programs are included in the Housing with Support page.
Remember, you can also always search on the Homeless Hub and the Community Workspace on Homelessness for additional information.
Keep checking back here as we will be regularly updating materials and adding further resources.
Canadian Observatory on Homelessness
Preventing Youth Homelessness:
US National Alliance to End Homelessness
- Prevention Targeting 101 (2011) – 7 pages with links
- Homeless Prevention Guide (2009) – focused on creating programs that either retain current housing or re-house without homelessness. Based on the following five principles: 1) Crisis Resolution, 2) Client Choice Respect and Empowerment, 3) Minimum Assistance Necessary for Shortest Time Possible, 4) Maximize Community Resources, and 5) Right Resources to Right People at Right Time.
Community Examples and Other Resources