Windsor’s approach to solving homelessness was praised at the Windsor Essex National Housing Day forum Nov. 19, during a panel aimed to dispel myths about homelessness.
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The city is one of 38 communities that will benefit from $885,000 in federal funding to extend the 20,000 Homes Campaign, which was developed by the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness.
The Canadian government will allow “grassroots” anti-poverty organizations to develop plans to reduce homelessness in a more flexible manner to receive the necessary funding as part of its revamped homelessness strategy introduced in June.
Edmonton has been leading the fight in eliminating homelessness across Canada and the federal government is hoping new funding will allow other cities to follow suit.
Campaign communities are asked to join one of three 20KHomes support options going forward. For information about these options refer to: 20KHomes Support Options 2018-2020 overview document 20KHomes Collaborative Support … More