organizations

BC Housing Emergency Shelter Program
Provides funding to homeless shelters and drop-in centres providing temporary shelter, food and other services for individuals who are homeless.

Vancouver Coastal Health

Direct Access Housing (DAH) Best Practices – 173 Kb, doc
San Francisco Department of Public Health

Direct Access Housing (DAH) Fact Sheet – 48 Kb, doc
San Francisco Department of Public Health

Blueprint for Change – Ending Chronic Homelessness for Persons with Serious Mental Illnesses and/or Co-Occurring Substance Use Disorders – 0.99 Mb, PDF
US Department of Health and Human Services

Homelessness and Health in Canada – 849 Kb, PDF
C. James Frankish et al.
Canadian Journal of Public Health

Final Report on the Evaluation of The Closer to Home Initiative – 1.87 MB, PDF
Susan Barrow et al.
Corporation for Supportive Housing

On our streets and in our shelters… Results of 2005 Greater Vancouver Homeless Count – 1.23 MB, PDF
Social Planning and Research Council of BC

Housing Strategies for the CSAT Treatment for Homeless Persons – June 2, 2003 – 6 MB, PPT
Corporation for Supportive Housing

Developing the “Support” in Supportive Housing: A Guide to Providing Services in Housing – 1.06 MB, PDF
Tony Hannigan and Suzanne Wagner
Centre for Urban Community Services

Illegal To Be Homeless: The Criminalization of Homelessness in the United States – 757 KB, PDF
The National Coalition for the Homeless

Closer to Home: Interim Housing for Long-Term Shelter Residents: A Study of the Kelly Hotel – 362 Kb, PDF
Susan M. Barrow and Gloria M. Soto Rodriguez
Corporation for Supportive Housing

Homelessness, Housing, and Harm Reduction: Stable Housing for Homeless People with Substance Use Issues – 1.2 MB, PDF
Kraus, Deborah et al.
Social Planning and Research Council of BC (SPARC BC)