Tag Archives: homelessness

Government strategy on youth homelessness must focus on mental health needs, report says

TORONTO, April 6, 2017 – Governments must focus on the mental health challenges faced by young people in Canada in order to effectively address youth homelessness, says a policy brief released today by researchers and community groups. The report by the  Canadian Observatory on Homelessness, based at York University, and A Way Home Canada, calls […]

State of Homelessness in Canada report: Additional $1 a week per Canadian could end homelessness

OTTAWA, October 20, 2016 – Homelessness in Canada remains at crisis levels, but for the first time in more than 25 years, there is hope, according to the State of Homelessness in Canada 2016 released today in Ottawa by the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness and the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness. The report presents recommendations […]

Media Advisory: Report on state of homelessness in Canada to be released Oct. 20

OTTAWA, Oct. 19, 2016  - The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness at York University and the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness will release the State of Homelessness in Canada 2016 report Thursday at a media conference in Ottawa. Who: Tim Richter, President of the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness Stephen Gaetz, Director of the Canadian Observatory on […]

Time is right for federal government to invest in youth homelessness, says new brief

TORONTO, April 11, 2016 – In a policy brief released today, the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness at York University, in partnership with A Way Home, is calling on the new federal government to invest $16.5 million annually to support communities to plan and implement strategies to end youth homelessness by 2026. There are some 35,000 […]