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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 […]

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All You Need Is Home: A Story of Finding Place & Purpose

Over 9,200 individuals are homeless in Toronto. Each and every one of them has a unique story of how they became homeless. And though the details might be different, they all hope for the same ending: finding a place to call home.

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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.

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Homeless man sleeping on the street with his dog

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.

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Homeless man sitting in a hot summer day

Seven Ways You Can Help The Homeless During Hot Weather

Summer is here! But while some people are planning relaxing getaways, others are just looking to escape the deadly heat. Extreme heat is a health risk. Heat-related illness includes heat […]

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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.

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