2.2 The Health of Toronto’s Homeless Population

This summary of the Street Health Report 2007 presents the results of a survey on the health status of homeless people in Toronto, conducted by Street Health in the winter of 2006−2007. This report discusses the nature of homelessness in Toronto, followed by an exploration of the daily living conditions of homeless people. It presents findings on the physical and mental health status of homeless people, how they use health care services, and the barriers homeless people face when using these services.

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Hulchanski, J. David
Campsie, Philippa
Chau, Shirley B.Y.
Hwang, Stephen H.
Paradis, Emily
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Canadian Observatory on Homelessness