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CAEH receives federal funding for 20,000 Homes Campaign
November 2, 2018 - 2:40 pm / Blog, News

This morning the Government of Canada announced an investment of $885,000 to scale up the CAEH’s 20,000 Homes Campaign to accelerate progress on ending chronic homelessness in 38 campaign communities.   The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness is going to make the most of its $885,000 in new federal funding … More

Housing Indigenous youth by fostering strong and healing relationships on the frontlines
November 2, 2018 - 5:00 am / Blog

Indigenous front line workers make important relationships with youth in an effort to heal and house the next generation. Read what Kim Kakakaway, with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary, has to say about the in-roads she’s made through her work on the frontlines in this guest blog, ahead … More

Using Plan, Do, Study, Act Cycles to inch toward and assess efforts in ending homelessness
November 1, 2018 - 1:09 pm / Blog

The National Conference on Ending Homelessness from Nov. 5-7 is in Hamilton, and the city’s hosts wanted to share the impact Plan, Do, Study, Act (PDSA) Cycles has had on their efforts to end homelessness. In this guest blog, read about how the PDSA method has helped transform Hamilton’s response … More

‘For many LGBTQ2S+ youth finding community, belonging, and healthy support can be difficult to navigate’
November 1, 2018 - 7:23 am / Blog

In this guest blog, Ange Neil shares their experience as a homeless youth and Indigenous, non-binary transgender person who is working as a social worker on LGBTQ2S specific programming for the next generation. Our upcoming National Conference on Ending Homelessness from Nov. 5-7 features important sessions addressing LGBTQ2S youth homelessness, … More

Student homelessness in Canada: an introductory study
October 31, 2018 - 9:05 am / Blog

We don’t know enough about student homelessness in Canada and in this guest blog Dr. Eric Weissman explores the research he’s done on the issue and how much more work needs to happen to properly address the problem. He will be presenting at our National Conference on Ending Homelessness next … More

Canadian Homelessness Film Festival at #CAEH18
October 30, 2018 - 4:11 pm / Blog

The sold out 2018 National Conference on Ending Homelessness will welcome 1,300 participants to Hamilton Nov. 5-7. In this guest video blog, Cole Gately from Core Collaborative Learning talks about the power of film ahead of the Canadian Homelessness Film Festival happening alongside the conference. By Cole Gately Education Coordinator, … More

What could an outcomes-based Reaching Home look like?
October 28, 2018 - 8:03 pm / Blog

Canada’s new homelessness strategy Reaching Home represents a fundamental shift in federal homelessness policy that sets the stage for a major transformation in how Canadian communities respond to homelessness. At the heart of the new program is the goal of reducing chronic homelessness by 50% and shifting to a new … More

CAEH CEO’s Presentation to Standing Committee on Status of Women
October 17, 2018 - 2:05 pm / Blog, News

Tim Richter, Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness President & CEO, appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on the Status of Women today. The committee is looking into the system of shelters and transition houses serving women and children affected by violence against women and intimate partner violence for … More

Let’s act to end homelessness on this World Homeless Day
October 10, 2018 - 5:00 am / Blog, News

Since 2010, World Homeless Day has been recognized on October 10 across 100 countries to give voice to the hardships and needs of people experiencing homelessness—this year we join the call with our partners both locally and across the globe to ‘end homelessness for good.’ “We all deserve a safe, … More

Going Upstream to prevent youth homelessness
August 29, 2018 - 8:34 pm / Blog

The 2018 National Conference on Ending Homelessness will welcome 1,200 participants to Hamilton, Ontario November 5th to 7th. With 77 concurrent sessions and workshops in six streams delivered by over 200 expert presenters, this year’s program is rich with content from a rapidly growing body of knowledge on ending homelessness. … More