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Housing First, Women Second?

Ottawa – October 29, 2013: Homes for Women has released Housing First, Women Second? Gendering Housing First at the National Conference on Ending Homelessness in Ottawa. Concerned that in Budget 2013 the federal government committed almost $600 million – $119 million over 5 years – to programs on the Housing First model, and that there is a gender gap in research examining Housing First models, Homes for Women developed Housing First, Women Second? to help ensure that implementation of Housing… Read More »

NATIONAL CONFERENCE TO END HOMELESSNESS 2013

October 28-30, 2013, Ottawa: The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness is hosting the first pan-Canadian National Conference on Ending Homelessness, from October 28th to the 30th, 2013 at the Delta Ottawa City Centre. The conference is intended for policymakers, funders, researchers, advocates, community leaders and front line workers. As part of the conference program, Ann Decter of YWCA Canada will be presenting on H4W’s findings from the literature on developing policy and program recommendations to end women’s homelessness in Canada…. Read More »