We recently published a study of youths experiencing homelessness in Greater Victoria. We were looking for confirmation of some of the core drivers of homelessness, and potential pathways out of it. Continue reading
This touching story comes to the Coalition from Ian, a close friend of our executive director.
When going through his mother’s writings, Ian found this moving description of an interaction his mother had with a youth experiencing homelessness in Vancouver during the holiday season of her 85th year: Continue reading
It is often difficult to identify children and youth experiencing homelessness. Youth living alone and families facing homelessness will try to hide the situation to avoid stigma or because of fear of having children taken away. Early identification, however, can put children, youth and families in contact with services that can assist in times of crisis. Continue reading
We are thrilled to share that Hope Centre is taking shape and developers are expecting the project to be completed and open in October! Continue reading
Frank Bourree, principle at Chemistry Consulting Group, is one of the newest members of the Coalition’s Leadership Council. Frank has a personal reason for wanting to be a part of an organization dedicated to ending homelessness in Greater Victoria, he was homeless as a youth. Frank has generously offered to share his journey in and out of homelessness: Continue reading