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Homeless Facts

In the 2008 Homeless Count there were AT LEAST 3,062 people homeless in Metro Vancouver.

Since 2002,there has been a shocking 137% increase in overall homelessness and a 373% increase in the number of people sleeping outside. /.


Some reports and information about homelessness.

  • Building a 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness – Calgary’s experience
  • Home Again Portland’s 10-year plan to end homelessness
  • Central City Concern –presentation
  • Central City Concern –justice impact 3-07
  • Central City Concern –estimated cost savings june06
  • Central City Concern –resident data 0506
  • Central City Concern –work source data 0607
  • EHN Post-Forum Report 071115
  • Shelter listings for Metropolitan Vancouver,current as of April 2,2008
  • Someone Who Gives a Damn (video) article >

Recommended sites

Here are a few of the sites that we recommend of those who are part of the solution to end homelessness.

  • BC Housing News
  • Calgary Committee to End Homelessness
  • Corporation for Supportive Housing
  • Homeless Action Plan
  • The Inner-City Inclusivity (ICI) Commitment Statement
  • Mayor Sam Sullivan’s Civil City initiative
  • National Alliance to End Homelessness
  • Out of the Shadows at Last –Senate Report on Mental Illness and Addiction
  • Pivot Legal Society Report
  • Portland,OR Citizen’s Commission on Homelessness
  • Provincial Homelessness Initiative
  • Shelters List,updated April 2008
  • Stop Proposed Cuts to Affordable Housing
  • US Homelessness Initiative
  • Vancouver Homeless Funding Model
  • Raising the Roof
  • Shared Learnings on Homelessness
  • Canadian Mental Health Association’s BC Division office (CMHA)
  • Results of the pilot study to estimate the size of the hidden homeless population in Metro Vancouver –Excecutive Summary
  • Portland’s Progress on Homelessness
  • Housing Policies Could Help Prevent AIDS
  • B.C. wants to force homeless into shelters in extreme weather
  • It’s our duty to protect the homeless
  • Housing and Support for Adults with Severe Addiction and/or Mental Illness in British Columbia