Ending Family Homelessness in Waterloo Region (2014) is a comprehensive community report which identifies 50 actions towards ending family homelessness. The report was informed by a review of local program data, a literature review, and input from over 200 community service providers and over 40 families experiencing homelessness. The report explores the extent of family homelessness, characteristics of families experiencing homelessness, pathways into homelessness for families, and the impacts of homelessness on family well-being. The report identifies an overall framework for ending family homelessness based on a national framework currently under development through Raising the Roof (Noble, 2014). This framework is used to explore local strengths and challenges related to primary prevention, systems-based responses, and early intervention. The report concludes by identifying 50 recommended actions and next steps.
Related documents to Ending Family Homelessness in Waterloo Region (2014) include a two-page Ending Family Homelessness in Waterloo Region: Report Summary (2014), the Inventory of Housing Stability Programs That Support Families in Waterloo Region (2014), and Approach to End Family Homelessness in Waterloo Region Report Project: A Literature Review (2013).