NEW RELEASE: Framework for Addressing Youth Homelessness – HomelessHub Newsletter Sept. 2020

By |2020-09-13T07:58:26-05:00September 13th, 2020|

NEW Release: Family and Natural Supports: A Framework to Enhance Young People's Network of Support Meryl Borato, Stephen Gaetz, Lesley McMillan / Canadian Observatory on Homelessness, A Way Home Canada  A NEW framework released by the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness and A Way Home Canada informed by findings from the Making the Shift Demonstration Lab will help address youth homelessness by strengthening [...]

Gendered & Culturally Safe Responses to Homelessness – Homeless Hub Newsletter Aug. 2020

By |2020-09-02T10:46:36-05:00September 2nd, 2020|

NEW RELEASE: Understanding Homelessness for Urban Indigenous Families – How Can We Envision Gendered and Culturally Safe Responses Catherine Rodrigues et al. / Canadian Observatory on Homelessness  Family homelessness is a complex and pervasive issue in Canada. Particularly troubling is the overrepresentation of Indigenous families in Canada’s emergency shelters and in unsafe/unstable housing. This report outlines the impact of [...]

Ending Homelessness by 2030 – Homeless Hub Newsletter July 2020

By |2020-07-16T15:05:41-05:00July 16th, 2020|

Recovery for All: Proposals to Strengthen the National Housing Strategy and End Homelessness Steve Pomeroy / Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness  This NEW report details an affordable, achievable path to prevent and end homelessness by 2030. It presents a 6-point plan to leverage Canada's COVID-19 recovery, and strengthen the National Housing Strategy to ensure housing for all. Read the Report [...]

Two New Training Dates Added to Support Demand – SafeGuards

By |2020-07-06T10:34:32-05:00July 6th, 2020|

2020 Training Season | Customized Onsite Training Working with Black Youth and Families Amidst Racial Trauma: New session added There has been a wonderful response to this training not only in terms of registrations, but in fulsome and open participation during the sessions and in reflective post-training evaluations. Translating Learning Into Action SafeGuards designs evaluations to: 1) Learn [...]

Youth Homelessness, Mental Health & Substance Use During COVID-19

By |2020-07-06T10:29:28-05:00July 6th, 2020|

Youth Homelessness: Mental Health and Substance Use During COVID-19 Naomi Thulien et al. / Lived Experience Lab, A Way Home Canada, Covenant House How has COVID-19 impacted mental health and substance use patterns of youth who have experienced homelessness? This report synthesizes real-world knowledge on promising mental health and substance use practices for front-line providers. Read this blog [...]

By |2020-07-06T10:24:44-05:00July 6th, 2020|

"Transforming and moving organizations towards structural and systemic change is a process, and this is one small change that we hope will contribute to and build a foundation for a safer and more just future for gender-diverse communities, foster relationship building and strengthen intersectional feminist movements"- Learn More About OAITH's Statement here. Transition House Association of [...]

We added some new dates for some of our courses – SafeGuards Training

By |2020-06-10T11:53:20-05:00June 10th, 2020|

2020 Training Season | Customized Onsite Training There has been a large response for the training, Working with Black Youth and Families Amidst Racial Trauma so we have added two more sessions. Black youth and families have been experiencing racial trauma against their bodies for generations and this has contributed to the issues of physical and mental [...]

COVID-19 Virtual Toolkit – Weekly Update June 2020

By |2020-06-10T11:31:58-05:00June 10th, 2020|

Full COVID-19 Toolkit Weekly Update In an effort to ensure that everyone has access to current and relevant information during these unprecedented times, we will continue to update the NSMHPCN COVID-19 Toolkit. Please find below this weeks updates: Palliative Nursing Support Line The Palliative Nursing Support Line is designed to assist health care providers [...]

Prevention & Youth Reconnect | Laws & Homelessness | Harm Reduction | BIPOC

By |2020-06-10T11:27:02-05:00June 10th, 2020|

NEW Webinar: Practicing Prevention with Youth Reconnect A Way Home Canada, Canadian Observatory on Homelessness COMING SOON: We're excited to announce the upcoming launch of the Youth Reconnect (YR) Program Model Guide! Youth Reconnect is an early-intervention and homelessness prevention program that supports youth to stay connected to their family, school, and community. We're hosting a webinar [...]

Gilda’s Club Simcoe Muskoka – Child Life Support

By |2020-06-10T11:21:45-05:00June 10th, 2020|

Gilda’s Club Simcoe Muskoka Overview of Programs including 1:1 Child Life sessions for children and youth touched by cancer. Child Life sessions focus on providing developmentally appropriate support through play-based and expressive/therapeutic activities. Sessions are catered to each child/family and aim to promote understanding and coping with cancer, treatment, death, feelings, changes, separation from [...]

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