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Safe Spaces For Women Who Need It Most

The number of women in Toronto who are experiencing poverty and homelessness is on the rise. 27% of shelter users are women. 16% of senior women live in poverty. And […]

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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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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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Everyday Myths About the Homeless – Debunked

Over 235,000 Canadians experience homelessness on a given night. For the rest of the population, the circumstances of homelessness are often misunderstood. It’s time we debunk the most common myths […]

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Homeless Woman Sitting on the street

8 Challenges Homeless Women Face Every Day

Homelessness definitely has a stereotype: a single, adult male asking for change on the city streets. However, according to The State of Homelessness in Canada 2016, women make up 27.3% […]

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