National Housing Strategy

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NATIONAL HOUSING STRATEGY The federal government opened a consultation process to create a National Housing Strategy. The Learning Community designed a process to design a set of recommendations that need to be included in order for the National Housing Strategy to end youth homelessness. The Housing Working Group led the process for the Learning Community. […]

National Housing Strategy Youth Consultation

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YOUTH CONSULTATION National Housing Strategy Overview The Government of Canada has invited Canadians to inform the new National Housing Strategy. The National Learning has developed a list of recommendations related to youth homelessness in Canada. Youth Engagement Youth engagement is an important component of the Learning Community’s work. For the National Housing Strategy, the Learning […]

A Way Home Canada

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A Way Home is a new national coalition dedicated to supporting communities and governments to prevent, reduce and end youth homelessness in Canada.  The Coalition grew out of years of demonstrated success in collaboration among the national organizations in the sector.  Founding members of the coalition include Raising the Roof, Canadian Observatory on Homelessness, National […]

Mental Health of Youth Experiencing Homelessness

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Canadian Landscape In communities across the country, the failure to address the specific needs of homeless youth with complex mental health needs and the lack of appropriate, timely services is resulting in a crisis for homeless young people, their families and the community agencies and structures that seek to support them. While it is difficult […]

Connected By 25

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The Canadian Mental Health Association-Kelowna and District facilitates access to the resources individuals require to maintain and improve mental health and community integration, build resilience, and support recovery from mental illness. The Initiative Connected by 25 : This initiative focuses on the needs of youth/young adults aged 16 to 24 who are at risk of […]

Mental Health Partnership

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Covenant House Toronto has been supporting homeless youth for over 30 years. We provide emergency housing, transitional housing and a variety of wraparound supports to help youth move towards adulthood. This includes a   health care clinic staffed with nurses, physicians and psychiatrists, culinary job training program, on site high school, family reconciliation program,  housing and […]

Narration infographique

Posted on Posted in 2014 Mental Health, eBulletins

Situation canadienne Dans les communautés à l’échelle nationale, l’incapacité de répondre aux besoins spécifiques des jeunes sans abri dont les besoins en santé mentale sont complexes et l’absence de services appropriés, offerts en temps opportun provoquent une situation de crise chez les jeunes sans abri, leurs familles, les organismes communautaires et les structures qui tentent […]