London joins 20,000 Homes Campaign

October 21, 2015 / News

By Chris Montanini

Nearly a dozen local organizations serving homeless Londoners are reaching out to vulnerable members of the community this week as the City of London begins fulfilling a commitment to the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness 20,000 Homes Campaign.

Now in its second year, the goal of the┬áCanada-wide campaign┬áis to find stable housing for 20,000 individuals and families experiencing homelessness by July 2018. During LondonÔÇÖs Registry Week October 19-23, 75 volunteers from 10 participating organizations will reach out to homeless Londoners through a survey meant to gather information about our community and assist in a co-ordinated response. Interviews are occurring at 15 different locations across the city.

This is LondonÔÇÖs first year participating in the 20,000 Homes Campaign.

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