Lindsay's blog

Ending homelessness in St. John’s: Ten things to know

End Homelessness St. John’s (EHSJ) is the system-planning organization for the homeless-serving sector in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. In that capacity, EHSJ plays a central coordinating role and funds important initiatives pertaining to long-term planning. 

In 2014, EHSJ unveiled the St. John’s Community Plan to End Homelessness 2014-2019; earlier this year, Nick Falvo Consulting was engaged to both assess that Plan and help EHSJ move forward with their next Plan.

Here are 10 things to know:


Innovating a Social Research & Development Ecosystem Approach to Youth Homelessness Prevention

With the 2019 CAEH Conference less than a month away, we are looking forward to telling folks about the work we have been doing as a research team at Dans la Rue in Montréal, and engaging in a conversation about things that public sector institutions could do differently to prevent young people from experiencing homelessness. So far, our research has focused on policy, legislation and professional practice in the province of Québec. Some of our findings are specific to Québec; other things have a more general relevance for all Canadian provinces.