The Intersection of Gender and Homelessness – Addressing the Root Causes of Women’s Homelessness
Homelessness is a problem that affects everyone, but it disproportionately impacts women. This article discusses the challenges faced by homeless women in Canada and outlines some possible solutions.
Future Is in Our Hands – How to Talk About Homelessness with Children
Discussing homelessness with children is crucial for building empathy and compassion toward those who are experiencing poverty and living without a home.
Homeless Couples: We Found Love in a Hopeless Place
Many people have the misconception that homeless people don’t experience romantic attraction or need the emotional support of a partner. homeless people are just like everyone else — they meet and fall in and out of love, date people, and support each other.
From Homeless To Home – Four True Stories That Will Inspire You
For 127 years, it has been our mission to help people who are experiencing homelessness. Read stories of four people whom we helped to rebuild their lives.
Breaking The Cycle of Poverty: How Fred Victor is Helping Children and Families Living in Poverty
According to Toronto Child & Family Poverty Report, more than 125,000 (26.3%) children live in low-income families – a staggering statistic that highlights the inequality and lack of opportunity that still exists in Ontario’s largest metropolis.
LGBTQ2S+ Community and Homelessness
Toronto’s LGBTQ2S+ community is one of the most prominent demographics experiencing homelessness.
Everyday Myths About the Homeless – Debunked
The circumstances of homelessness are often misunderstood. It’s time we debunk the most common myths about homelessness.
Negative Perceptions Hurt: Attitudes Toward The Homeless
Perceptions of homeless people very often are inaccurate and always negative. It’s time to end prejudice against homeless people.
8 Challenges Homeless Women Face Every Day
Homelessness definitely has a stereotype: a single, adult male asking for change on the city streets. However, women make up 27.3% of the overall homeless population in Canada. Here are […]
Why Don’t The Homeless Just Go Home?
There are many reasons why people become homeless: losing your job; family break-up; family violence; mental illness; poor physical health; substance use; physical, sexual or emotional abuse – to name […]
Young and Homeless: Facts About Homeless Youth in Canada
Young people don’t choose to be homeless. Leaving home is the last resort. It is when living conditions at home become absolutely intolerable and there is no other option but to leave.
“Just Get a Job” Why It’s Not That Easy: Homelessness and Mental Health
Very often, the condition of people’s mental health makes it impossible to obtain and keep a job.
How to Put Together a Care Package for the Homeless
Everything you need to know about how to create a life-changing care packages for people experiencing homelessness.
Behind the Cardboard Sign: 5 Effects of Homelessness You Can’t See
The modern world is full of wealth, astounding resources, and technological advances like never before. And yet, homelessness still exists. In fact, in most cities around the world, you can see people struggling everywhere you look.
The Truth About Homeless People And Their Pets You Need To Know
Streets are a scary place to be. A pet can be the one thing that gives a person the courage to face each day. Having a pet to provide companionship, protection, and love can be a major contributing factor whether someone survives or not.