Creating a System to Record the Number of Children Born to Under-housed Mothers in Toronto

Creating a System to Record the Number of Children Born to Under-housed Mothers in Toronto

The purposes of this document are:

  1. To summarize previous studies estimating the numbers of babies born to homeless mothers annually in Toronto.
  2. To introduce a new year of data collection in 2013, working toward a permanent system of surveillance.
  3. To provide accurate information and statistics on the number of newborns born to under housed young women in Toronto each year.
ORGANIZATION: Toronto Public Health; Young Parents No Fixed Address Network
PUBLICATION DATE: 2013
LOCATION: Toronto, ON, Canada