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    • Aboriginal Homelessness in Canada: A Literature Review 

      Patrick, Caryl (Canadian Homelessness Research Network, 2014)
      This paper presents a comprehensive review of scholarly literature on the topic of Aboriginal Homelessness in Canada. It answers the following four broad inquiry areas through a review and analysis of current (1988-2012), ...
    • Can I See Your ID? The Policing of Youth Homelessness in Toronto 

      O'Grady, Bill; Gaetz, Stephen; Buccieri, Kristy (Canadian Homelessness Research Network, 2011)
      Homelessness, and its visibility, is back in the news in Toronto. Concerns about the scourge of panhandling have once again surfaced in local media with city councillors regularly weighing in on the ‘problem’. With little ...
    • Coming of Age: Reimagining the Response to Youth Homelessness in Canada 

      Gaetz, Stephen (Canadian Homelessness Research Network, 2014)
      The goal of this report is to present an argument for approaching how we respond to youth homelessness in a new way. The report achieves this by pulling together key information about youth homelessness, to better inform ...
    • Family Matters: Homeless Youth & Eva’s Initiative’s Family Reconnect Program 

      Winland, Daphne; Gaetz, Stephen; Patton, Tara (Canadian Homelessness Research Network, 2011)
      Young people become homeless largely because of challenges they experience within their families. We know well that conflicts within family - whether related to abuse, mental health, or addictions issues of either young ...
    • Finding Home: Policy Options for Addressing Homelessness in Canada 

      Hulchanski, J. David; Campsie, Philippa; Chau, Shirley; Hwang, Stephen; Paradis, Emily (Canadian Homelessness Research Network, 2009)
      Finding Home aims to fill a gap in the information available on homelessness by providing an easily accessible collection of the best Canadian research and policy analysis on homelessness.
    • Homelessness in Yellowknife: An Emerging Social Challenge 

      Falvo, Nick (Canadian Homelessness Research Network, 2011)
      here is a considerable amount of visible homelessness in Yellowknife (NWT), yet very little third-party analysis of the situation. This report begins by briefly discussing who is homeless in Yellowknife and then outlines ...
    • Housing First - Where is the evidence? 

      Waegemakers Schiff, Jeannette; Rook, John (Canadian Homelessness Research Network, 2012)
      n the last ten years a radical transformation has occurred in the attitudes and practices guiding housing programs that provide emergency and long-term housing for homeless people. This shift evolved from linear or step-wise ...
    • Housing First in Canada: Supporting Communities to End Homelessness 

      Gaetz, Stephen; Scott, Fiona; Gulliver, Tanya (Canada Homelessness Research Network, 2013)
      Housing First has proven to be a realistic, humane and effective way of responding to homelessness. Housing First in Canada: Supporting Communities to End Homelessness is the first book that examines how this approach has ...
    • Leaving Home: Youth Homelessness in York Region 

      Noble, Amanda; Donaldson, Jesse; Gaetz, Stephen; Mirza, Sabina; Coplan, Isaac; Fleischer, David (Canadian Homelessness Research Network, 2014)
      In York Region, there is a growing awareness of the problem of youth homelessness. In the past many people saw it as a ‘big city’ problem, more likely to occur in places like downtown Toronto or Vancouver. But we now know ...
    • Live, Learn, Grow: Supporting Transitions to Adulthood for Homeless Youth – A Framework for the Foyer in Canada 

      Gaetz, Stephen; Scott, Fiona (Canadian Homelessness Research Network, 2012)
      In Canada, there is a growing interest in developing more effective responses to youth homelessness. This is expressed by the desire to shift our efforts from providing homeless youth with bare bone emergency services to ...
    • Performance Management in a Housing First Context: A Guide for Community Entities 

      Turner, Alina (Canadian Homelessness Research Network, 2015)
      In its renewal of the Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS), the Government of Canada has prioritized Housing First as a key strategy to reduce homelessness. A Housing First approach focuses on moving people who are ...
    • Poverty Amongst Plenty: Waiting for the Yukon Government to Adopt a Poverty Reduction Strategy 

      Falvo, Nick (Canadian Homelessness Research Network, 2012)
      Poverty is bad for the economy, leads to higher health care costs and takes a serious toll on human lives. Most Canadian jurisdictions have developed poverty reduction strategies in the past decade, but Yukon has not. This ...
    • The Real Cost of Homelessness 

      Gaetz, Stephen (Canadian Homelessness Research Network, 2012)
      This report summarizes what we know about the cost of addressing homelessness by looking at key literature from Canada and the United States. What becomes clear is that the status quo is actually really expensive. It may ...
    • A Safe and Decent Place to Live: Towards a Housing First Framework for Youth 

      Gaetz, Stephen (Canadian Homelessness Research Network, 2014)
      Across North America and elsewhere in the world, Housing First is recognized as an effective and humane approach to addressing homelessness. The need for a consideration of how Housing First works for young people (aged ...
    • The State of Homelessness in Canada 2013 

      Gaetz, Stephen; Donaldson, Jesse; Richer, Tim; Gulliver, Tanya (Canadian Homelessness Research Network, 2013)
      The State of Homelessness in Canada: 2013 is the first extensive Canadian report card on homelessness. This report examines what we know about homelessness, the historical, social and economic context in which it has ...
    • The State of Homelessness in Canada 2014 

      Gaetz, Stephen; Gulliver, Tanya; Richter, Tim (Canadian Homelessness Research Network, 2014)
      Canada is nearing an important crossroads in our response to homelessness. Since homelessness emerged as a significant problem – in fact, as a crisis – in the 1990s, with the withdrawal of the federal government’s investment ...
    • Strategies to End Homelessness: Current Approaches to Evaluation 

      Paulie, Bernie; Carlson, Ellie; Perkin, Kathleen (Canadian Homelessness Research Network, 2012)
      The purpose of this paper is to provide a summary of research on interventions that aim to end or reduce homelessness. Our specific goals were to gain an understanding of the different populations for whom interventions ...
    • Surviving Crime and Violence: Street Youth and Victimization in Toronto 

      Gaetz, Stephen; O'Grady, Bill; Buccieri, Kristy (Canadian Homelessness Research Network, 2010)
      Any parent would be outraged if their child was exposed to violence and crime. Any community would consider this to be unacceptable. Should we be concerned about the risks that young people who are homeless face? In our ...
    • Surviving Crime and Violence: Street Youth and Victimization in Toronto 

      Gaetz, Stephen; O'Grady, Bill; Buccieri, Kristy (2010-09-16)
      Any parent would be outraged if their child was exposed to violence and crime. Any community would consider this to be unacceptable. Should we be concerned about the risks that young people who are homeless face? In our ...
    • “Take the Story, Take the Needs, and DO Something”: Grassroots Women’s Priorities for Community-Based Participatory Research and Action on Homelessness 

      Paradis, Emily; Mosher, Janet (Canadian Homelessness Research Network, 2012)
      The Women, Homelessness and Community-Based Participatory Research project grew out of a sense that while many CBPR projects addressing women and homelessness existed in communities across the country, information about ...

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