Design: Women's Homelessness

Homelessness among women, girls and gender diverse peoples is a crisis in Canada – hiding in plain sight. This literature review explores evidence on the unique causes, consequences, and experiences of homelessness and housing precarity for this group. Hub Solutions provided communications, graphic design and illustration services for this report with the goal of highlighting the true state of women’s housing need and homelessness in Canada.

The idea

With women’s homelessness being dramatically unrepresented in Canada, the design team approached this design with the intent to make women’s homelessness more visible. Using vivid, gender neutral colours, infographics were paired with quotes and photographs depicting actual places women and gender diverse peoples experience homelessness.