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Aberdeenshire ‘s Homelessness Strategy aims to ensure ♦ that people are prevented from becoming homeless ♦ but, those who do find themselves homeless are given the help they need to obtain and sustain a home of their own....
The Housing (Homeless Persons) Act 1977 established the basis of the current statutory response to the problem of homelessness. Whilst this Act has been amended and consolidated on a number of occasions, most recently by the Homelessness Act 2002,...
Legislative Council of Hong Kong
This paper summarizes past discussion at meetings of the Council and its committees on the support services for street sleepers. At present, the Social Welfare Department ("SWD") has been subventing three non-governmental organizations ("NGOs"),...
National Coalition for the Homeless, National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC), National Consumer Advisory Board
Each year since 1990, on or near the first day of winter and the longest night of the year, National Coalition for the Homeless (NCH), National Consumer Advisory Board (NCAB), and the National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC) has co-...
National Coalition for the Homeless, National Health Care for the Homeless Council, National Consumer Advisory Board
Each year since 1990, on or near the first day of winter, which is the longest night of the year, the National Coalition for the Homeless (NCH) has sponsored National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day to bring attention to the tragedy of homelessness...
National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC), National Consumer Advisory Board
This manual, developed by the National Coalition for the Homeless, provides information and suggestions about how to organize a memorial service for people who lost their lives while homeless. Each year since 1990, on or near the first day of winter...
An Ottawa Sun picture sparked this question to the Hub. The image below is from the print edition; there are other pictures available online as well as the story. Media Folder: Media RootWhile the online and print text is a little different, the...
Policy and Finance Committee Toronto City Council
This 2005 report proposes an outreach-based strategy to assist homeless persons find permanent housing. The Homelessness Strategy proposed in this report gives a clear new focus to City policy: To the greatest extent possible, City resources should...
On this webpage there are links to information regarding homelessness and SSI/SSDI benefits.  This includes links to reports by the Interagency Council on Homelessness,  specific information for persons living in institutions who will continue to...
On January 1st, 2012, the Housing Services Act came into effect. One of the requirements of this new Act is for Service Managers to have a local Housing and Homelessness Plan that will encompass a ten-year period. Bruce County is a designated...
This plan is a work in process designed to continually involve everyone working to end homelessness in Maine. It was created by a diverse group of stakeholders from the Statewide Homeless Council and the three Regional Homeless Councils. The plan...
Co-Occurring Joint Action Council
Strategy 5.2 of California’s Action Plan for Co-Occurring Disorders (COD) calls for the development of a compendium of housing models that meet the needs of persons with COD. This draft document reflects the work of the Housing Committee of the Co-...