Reports

Reaching Home has funded Hub Solutions, a social enterprise of the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness (COH) to research the needs of frontline staff in the homelessness support sector and identify opportunities and avenues to improve employment and workplace conditions in the sector. Four...
This survey is the largest national gender-specific survey on housing need and homelessness in Canada to date. Completed by 500 women and gender diverse people, this survey provides insight into the unique causes, conditions, and consequences of housing precarity and homelessness for women, girls...
The needs of young people, particularly young people with lived and living expertise of homelessness, are distinct from adults. And so, the supports and interventions that are made available to young people must reflect these realities. Imagine for a moment, the pressures a young person who, for...
This Preliminary Report captures insights from a literature scan and conversations that have emerged out of the SPC’s Community of Practice meetings and Key Informant interviews with CoP members and partner organizations working to prevent and end homelessness. We present a range of topics,...
A priority for A Way Home Canada and the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness is to assess youth-serving organizations’ engagement and comfort levels with two core features of Reaching Home: Coordinated Access Systems (CAS) and Homeless Individuals and Families Information System (HIFIS) or...
This report presents the results from the evaluation of the implementation and early development of the Good Shepherd Centre’s Youth Reconnect (YR) program in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The YR program is part of the Making the Shift Youth Homelessness Demonstration Project (MtS DEMS) – a three-year...