Canadian Observatory on Homelessness
The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness is the largest national research institute devoted to homelessness in Canada. The COH is the curator of the Homeless Hub.
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Author(s): Michael Goldberg, Eberle Planning and Research, Jim Woodward and Associates Inc., Deborah Kraus Consulting, Judy Graves, Infocus Consulting, John Talbot and Associate
Publication Date: 2005
This document presents the findings of the 2005 Greater Vancouver Homeless Count. It provides an estimate of the region's homeless population on one day in March 2005, demographic information about the homeless population, and a comparison between the 2005 and 2002 count results.
Author(s): Margaret Eberle, Scott Graham, Michael Goldberg, Joanne Cheung, Byron Barrett
Organization: SPARC BC
Publication Date: 2010
The Metro Vancouver Homeless Count (MVHC) has been a triennial community-based research project that was conducted in 2002, 2005, and 2008. The three MVHC were united by the same twenty four hour point-intime methodology and a common purpose to: • enumerate homeless persons by municipality in Metro Vancouver; • create demographic profiles of those enumerated on the day of the count; and, • identify trends related to each homeless count (especiall...
Author(s): Serge L., Deborah Kraus, Michael Goldberg
Publication Date: 2006
The purpose of this study was to investigate innovative approaches to providing services for people with concurrent disorders (i.e. mental illness and substance use issues) who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
Author(s): Luba Serge, Margaret Eberle, Michael Goldberg, Susan Sullivan, Peter Dudding
Publication Date: 2002
This pilot study aimed to contribute to a more thorough understanding of the relationship between youth who have been in the care of child welfare and youth homelessness in a Canadian context. This research project had two broad objectives: To identify the factors that lead to homelessness for some, while others, who may be in an equally vulnerable situation (i.e. in care) do not become homeless; and To assess the need for a broader study using t...