Blogs - Homelessness

Homeless Man Speaks is a thoughtful and sometimes humourous blog of the short conversations that happen between a homeless man, Tony and his friend, Philip, in Toronto. Tony passed away in 2011.

Keywords: Homelessness, Ontario

The following blogs have daily news stories on homelessness, social housing, the upcoming Olympics and other poverty-related issues in Vancouver and across BC. Check them out to find out what is happening in the city.

Keywords: Homelessness, British Columbia

A blog written by a former writer, illustrator and graphic designer, now living rough in Vancouver. He blogs about binning, bicycles, computers, anime, his experience as a homeless person, interesting things he finds in the garbage, and life in general.

Keywords: Homelessness, British Columbia

Blog for the Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness.

Keywords: coalition, Homelessness, Housing, victoria, British Columbia

From PeacockPoverty:

PeacockPoverty is a collection of individuals with an experience of poverty who join together to share knowledge, strength, talent and wisdom with each other and our friends.

Peacock Poverty posts poverty news and opinion in an online magazine format with contributor blogs. Updated regularly, the site has a comprehensive index of...

Keywords: Homelessness, Human Rights, Media, Organizing, Poverty Research, Unemployment, Welfare, All of Canada, International

Challenging the Commonplace is a blog by two social researchers with stories on a variety of issues including poverty and homelessness.

Keywords: Homelessness, Media, All of Canada

This is an artists photoblog of homelessness in Toronto.

Keywords: Art and Culture, Homelessness, Ontario

The Alliance to End Homelessness is a coalition of community stakeholders in Ottawa committed to working collaboratively to end homelessness by gaining and promoting a better understanding of homelessness and advocating for strategies to end it.

Keywords: Homelessness, Ontario

Picture the Homeless Blog is a housing, homelessness & policy blog.

Picture the Homeless is a grassroots organization, founded and led by homeless people. We are organizing for social justice around issues like housing, police violence, and the shelter-industrial complex. Our name is about challenging images, stigma, media (mis) representation - as well as putting forward an...

Keywords: Homelessness, New York, Organizing, United States

Homeless Nation, a website created for and by homeless people in Canada, hosts blogs for people living in poverty. You can read other blogs or sign up and get your own blog.

Keywords: Homelessness, Media, United States

Squatter City Blog is a blog about squatters and squatter cities around the world written by a New York-based writer who spent two years living in squatter communities in four continents.

Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, squatters, International

Finding our Way Home was David Chudnovsky's blog on his tour of the province as the NDP MLA BC Critic for Homelessness and Mental Health between 2007 - 2009.

Keywords: Homelessness, British Columbia

Streams of Justice is a faith-based Vancouver blog with many articles on homelessness, poverty and other social justice issues.

Keywords: Homelessness, British Columbia

Formerly Homeless is a blog about the homeless and homelessness in Canada written by a formerly homeless social/community worker.

Keywords: Homelessness, British Columbia, All of Canada

Cathy Crowe has been a street nurse in Toronto for over 15 years.
She published a newsletter hoping to report on her activities, create a link to a broader group of individuals who care about these social issues and encourage critical debate. Her newsletter is no longer operating but the archives are available online.

Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, Ontario

Homeless Nation is a non-profit endeavor founded by Daniel Cross, a documentary filmmaker whose films deal with social justice and Canada's homeless. In the making of his films "The Street" and "S.P.I.T. - Squeegee Punks In Traffic", hundreds of Montreal's homeless community shared their many, amazing stories with him. So many, that he was not able to fit them all into his films.


Keywords: Homelessness, Organizing, All of Canada

The Mainlander is a Metro Vancouver online publication dedicated to the coverage of municipal politics, housing and homelessness, policing, arts and culture and more.

The Mainlander aims to:

  • provide historical context for breaking news.
  • unpack politicians’ spin, and provide background information needed to hold them accountable.
  • dig up facts that may be of...
Keywords: Government Policy, Homelessness, Housing, Media, online magazine, British Columbia

The Right to Housing Blog documents the Right to Adequate Housing Charter Challenge. The court is being asked to declare that homelessness and inadequate housing violate the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and that the government must develop a national and provincial strategy to end homelessness.

Keywords: charter challenge, Homelessness, Housing, right to housing, Ontario, All of Canada

Digital Photo Artist and social activist, ex-homeless addict in Toronto explores people and places from a unique perspective emphasizing the lifestyle of those forgotten members of our society whose suffering has been neglected for too long and compares their circumstances with the accepted norm.

Keywords: Homelessness, Ontario

Hope for the Homeless is a blog by the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida, an organization that works to address the needs of homeless men, women and children in the community and serves as a catalyst for community collaboration to end homelessness.

Keywords: Homelessness, United States

Steven is the Veteran’s Services Coordinator at Operation Stand Down in Nashville, Tennessee and is co-founder of The Contributor, a street newspaper produced and sold by people experiencing homelessness. In addition, he trains outreach workers for the National Health Care for The Homeless Council and blogs about his experiences.

Keywords: Homelessness, United States