Homelessness

November 5, 2005
Interventions providing coordinated treatment and support for homeless adults usually results in greater health improvements than does the prevailing sporadic and substandard care, according to a new...
Keywords: Article , Health, Homelessness, News, United States
November 5, 2005
Rainbow Lodge, a 32-unit transitional housing facility that will provide support to homeless families opened in Calgary. This project will be managed by a Tri-Agency Committee that includes Métis...
Keywords: Article , Alberta, Family, Homelessness, Indigenous, News
November 3, 2005
Réseau Solidarité Itinérance du Québec (RSIQ) is distributing a petition, of sorts, in the form of a declaration that asserts "By collective responsibility, we also understand that a person is not...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Québec
October 3, 2005
Region-wide, the number of street homeless increased 235% between 2002 and 2005, from 330 people to 1105 people. The Social Planning and Research Council of BC (SPARC) has completed the annual...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, British Columbia
September 3, 2005
If you have any ideas the Mainstream Association for Proactive Community Living (MAPCL) is looking for people interested in reviewing the Regional Homelessness Plan for Greater Vancouver plan or...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, British Columbia
September 3, 2005
The American agency, the National Coalition for the Homeless' four page fact sheet (in PDF) gives statistics and examples of crimes perpetrated against homeless people.
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Poorbashing, Violence, United States
June 30, 2005
The City of Vancouver released an action plan identifying how the city and the provincial government can reduce homelessness by making it easier for people access welfare, developing supportive...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, British Columbia
June 30, 2005
According to research commissioned by the Greater Vancouver Regional District Steering Committee on Homeless the number of homeless people in the Lower Mainland has doubled over the last three years...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, British Columbia
April 28, 2005
A new play by anti-poverty author and activist Sheila Baxter (Still Raising Hell, A Child is Not a Toy) is being performed in Vancouver May 6th and 7th. The Death in a Dumpster: A Passion Play for...
Keywords: Article , Art and Culture, Homelessness, News, British Columbia
March 13, 2005
The Coalition for the Homeless is the oldest advocacy and direct service organization in the USA helping homeless men, women, and children. The organization is dedicated to the principle that decent...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, United States
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