Homelessness

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Advocacy

Organizations that support measures that adress the needs of people who are, or at risk of becoming, homeless.

Day and evening centres

Day and evening shelters for the homeless with meal, resting space, laundry and shower services included.

Employment

Programs that provide supportive services that are tailored to the specific needs of homeless individuals who need assistance preparing for, finding and retaining paid employment.

Health care

Programs that provide basic health care, general or specialized physical examinations to homeless individuals.

Housing for pregnant women and families

Frontline housing services for single women or with children, with meals included and support in their efforts towards social reintegration.

Mobile units and street work

Street outreach designed to provide homeless with immediate food or material assistance, counselling and health services, help to access a shelter.

Shelters

Programs that provide a temporary place to stay, generally in dormitory-style facilities, for people who have no permanent housing.

Supportive housing

Programs that provide affordable housing for individuals who ave experienced long-term or chronic homelessness and needs daily support.

Transitional housing

Programs that provide extended shelter and supportive services primarly for homeless individuals with the goal of helping them live independently and transition into permanent housing.