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Women's National Housing & Homelessness Network @WNHHNetwork18 hours ago
Join us in calling on the federal government to address the needs of women & gender-diverse people experiencing homelessness in Canada, by including their experiences in its definition of the issue.
Take action ➔ bit.ly/GenderInclusiv…
In this episode of the Peel Talks Housing podcast, guests with lived experience of homelessness share how crucial #AffordableHousing is for women and mothers fleeing domestic violence and experiencing other challenges.
"Queer youth are overrepresented in #homelessness: it is estimated that 2SLGBTQ+ youth comprise up to 40 per cent of homeless youth in Canada, while they represent only 5 to 10 per cent of the total youth population." SOURCE: bit.ly/3K1PFRj twitter.com/ArielTroster/s…
Stephen Gaetz @SteveGaetz2 days ago
#EvictionPrevention is key to preventing and ending #homelessness. Check out the @HLHub_’s new training to learn about more about this topic 👇👇👇 twitter.com/HLHub_/status/…
Catherine Soplet @Soplet3 days ago
@AMOPolicy @globeandmail @fordnation @CUPEOntario @TheOFIFC @OPSBA @cfibON @CMHAOntario @OAPCMedia @AllianceON @ONPHA @OBIAA_ @ANCFSAO PPAG's #Encampments Survey (2023) on Agenda @regionofpeel March 23, 2023 pub-peelregion.escribemeetings.com/Meeting.aspx?I…
Research: @homelesshub | @COHomelessness
Since 2009 PPAG #CBPR calls for a pilot project NOW to enact crisis response to #homelessness: pub-peelregion.escribemeetings.com/filestream.ash…
Evictions are an ever-present threat for many households in Canada.
To learn how we can work towards eliminating this threat, check out this free training on eviction prevention - one part of an overall strategy for preventing #homelessness: bit.ly/3ldYXQP
Here's this week's #homelessness research roundup for the week of March 20th! See NEW research & resources here: bit.ly/3yWbf3h
Threshold Housing Society @THSVic3 days ago
This is particularly true among the population of youth at risk of or experiencing homelessness. Intersectional research that looks at gender, age, race, ethnicity, and ability would be game change in terms of meeting real needs. twitter.com/homelesshub/st…
Women's National Housing & Homelessness Network @WNHHNetwork3 days ago
#DYK: Gender-diverse people face barriers to accessing shelter spaces that are safe and appropriate. There is also a critical need to explore how best to decolonize the housing & shelter systems.
Learn more here: loom.ly/1kbq2vY
Trans and gender diverse people are regularly subject to discrimination that can lead to experiences of #homelessness.
This article charts a path toward conducting meaningful research to understand & address this issue: bit.ly/3ZUMoc7
There is limited research discussing how to improve participant retention in community-based housing work.
This blog provides strategies for keeping youth engaged in community-based research using the #MtS #HF4Y Demonstration Project as a case study: bit.ly/40boDwm
Women's National Housing & Homelessness Network @WNHHNetwork5 days ago
The federal government’s definition of homelessness does not reflect the distinct ways women, girls, women-led families, Two-Spirit, and gender-diverse people experience homelessness.
✉️ Send a letter now to change that: bit.ly/GenderInclusiv… #IWD2023
FACT: Implementing #DutytoAssist legislation will help Canada shift from a reactive to a proactive approach to addressing #homelessness.
Check out this blog to learn how this approach works to prevent and end homelessness: bit.ly/3ZF8SOb
The ‘Duty to Assist’ means that governments have a legal duty to make efforts to end a person’s experience of #homelessness and/or stabilize their housing.
To learn how we can begin implementing this legislation in Canada, read: bit.ly/3ZF8SOb
ICYMI: "The #homelessness crisis in Ontario is a direct result of decades of provincial underinvestment in areas such as affordable housing, community mental health and income assistance programs." SOURCE: bit.ly/3JIdVrw
Program Spotlight: @RaisingTheRoof’s Reside project will provide ppl. experiencing #homelessness with an affordable home & wraparound supports!
To do this, they are renovating 5 single-family houses in Sudbury, ON into 10 units of #AffordableHousing: bit.ly/3SWGrbP
Check out this toolkit to learn best practices for engaging youth as meaningful partners in runaway and homelessness support programs—including how it benefits young people, why it works, and what it looks like in practice: bit.ly/3T4Iz1B
Here's this week's #homelessness research roundup for the week of March 13th! See NEW research & resources here: bit.ly/3Td4LGP
The federal government’s definition of homelessness does not reflect the distinct ways that women, girls, women-led families, Two-Spirit, and gender-diverse people experience #homelessness.
Check out this blog to learn how we can address this gap: bit.ly/3kYL20N
Erin Dej (she/her) @ErinDeja week ago
🏘️ Tomorrow - 7pm EST - Marie McGregor Pitawanakwat and @KaitlinJSchwan talking about the human right to housing for women, gender diverse, and Two-Spirited people. Register here: bit.ly/StakingOurClaim
The Safe at Home program provides an alternative approach to serving families experiencing domestic abuse and violence.
Check out this webinar to learn how this approach helps to break the cycle of abuse: bit.ly/3YzbTOz
Canadian Observatory on Homelessness (COH) @COHomelessness2 weeks ago
Want to help to develop evidence-based solutions to prevent and #EndHomelessness? Our social enterprise, @HubSolutions_, is seeking a Manager of Research & Evaluation to join our team.
Learn more about this remote role: bit.ly/3ZLylF9
Interested in learning more about #HousingFirst for Youth (#HF4Y)?
This blog explains the distinctions between HF4Y as a philosophy, systems approach, and program to bring forward a clearer understanding of what HF4Y is and is not: bit.ly/41TWxr7
Homelessness Learning Hub @HLHub_2 weeks ago
NEW COLLECTION - #Encampments are temporary, outdoor campsites on public property or privately-owned land used by people experiencing #homelessness.
This collection of resources provides practical resources for understanding this #Right2Housing issue: bit.ly/41sGY9E
Close to 90% of families using emergency shelters are headed by single women.
We cannot end #WomensHomelessness without providing specific supports designed with the unique needs of single parents in mind.
NEWS: “Canada must do better at meeting people's vital needs for shelter and safety. Responses to #encampments must centre on people's dignity and their human rights, including their right to adequate housing.” SOURCE: bit.ly/3YAUeX2 #Right2Housing
covenanthouseto @CovenantHouseTO3 weeks ago
Youth homelessness in Canada is a complex & difficult reality, & the journey to independence looks different for everyone. Learn more about the services we offer to support each young person’s unique needs: bit.ly/41uIaJw
Erin Dej (she/her) @ErinDej2 weeks ago
📣We are just ONE week away📣from Staking our Claim featuring Marie McGregor Pitawanakwat & @KaitlinJSchwan to discuss their human rights claim on the right to housing for women and gender diverse people. In person in Brantford and virtual. Register here: bit.ly/StakingOurClaim
The gap between research and practice has persisted for too long.
Check out this blog to learn what reflective practice is and how it could be a useful tool to bridge the gap between research and practice in the #homelessness sector: bit.ly/3Y8Fqi0
This study explores the health, social and economic outcomes for women sleeping rough compared to men and women experiencing other forms of #homelessness (such as being in temporary supportive housing due to family and domestic violence.)