Monthly Archives: June 2012

Myths of Homelessness: Part 1

Welcome to our new blog Home for Hope! We’re so pleased to have a revamped platform to share news, events, and stories focusing on homelessness issues within the Capital Region and internationally.

To shed some light on the many harmful stereotypes of homelessness, we’ve developed a series of posts to tackle some of these stereotypes and debunk the myths of homelessness. This week, we will look at Myth: Homelessness only happens in Downtown Victoria and Myth: Those experiencing homelessness are only the mentally ill, drug addicts, or alcoholics. Continue reading