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Beyond Shelters

Solutions to Homelessness in Canada from the Front Lines

This book offers essays by experienced shelter managers who address the future of the homeless shelter in Canada. This diverse collection includes contributions by leaders in the homelessness … 256 View
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The Shelterscape in Canada

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Provides a short history of the homeless shelter sector’s development followed by a description of its current size, shape, and orientations in Canada. Analyzes how homeless shelters have … 14 $1.40 Add
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Shelters and Housing First

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Describes how Dr. Sam Tsemberis ascertained through his work and research at the famed Bellevue Hospital that chronically homeless people could be stably housed with improved quality of life … 29 $2.90 Add
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Abandoning the Personal

The State and the Production of Abuse

From: Conflict Is Not Abuse

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The state, learning from the work of anti-violence advocate Catherine Hodes to understand the difference between Conflict and Abuse in relationship to social service providers. 29 $0.58 Add
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Mitigating Harm to Women

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Describes the development of the transition house movement in Newfoundland and Labrador and how these centres have become anchors for the protection and safety of women in their communities. … 18 $1.80 Add
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Advocacy Centre

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Proposes that, while continuing to deliver essential services to men and women in states of emergency and providing assistance in finding and keeping housing, homeless shelters are well placed to … 19 $1.90 Add
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Agent of Social Integration

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Describes the history of Montreal’s Old Brewery Mission (an 125 year old shelter) and how it is working in concert with local psychiatric teams and housing agencies to create multiple and … 19 $1.90 Add
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The Social Emergency Room

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Describes how the medical emergency model is being used to treat the social emergency a homeless person faces; triaging newly homeless people and helping them reconnect to housing and services in … 12 $1.20 Add
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Homes, Jobs and Friends

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Describes what how homeless shelters should be assisting homless people in three areas: finding a home, preparing for work, and developing friendships. Analyzes how the Gateway Shelter (Salvation … 16 $1.60 Add
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Youth Prevention and Early Intervention

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Discusses the fight against youth homelessness with particular emphasis on strategies to combat Indigenous youth homelessness in Winnipeg. 19 $1.90 Add
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The Community Hub

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Cora Gajari, Executive Director of Carmichael Outreach Inc. in Regina, Saskatchewan, draws on her own experience as an Indigenous woman who has faced violence and marginalization, discusses the … 16 $1.60 Add
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A New Model of Care

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Describes how the Mustard Seed in Calgary is building its own capacity to move homeless people into the community at scale. Examines the organization’s Wellness Centre as emblematic of its … 17 $1.70 Add
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Restoring Community

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Based on over 30 years of work with the Salvation Army across Canada, Karen Hoeft describes how it is the loss of community that creates homelessness at the outset thus restoring community must … 16 $1.60 Add
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Decolonizing the North

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Arlene Haché describes her personal journey from homelessness to leadership. She characterizes the disproportional representation of homeless Indigenous women requiring the services of the … ; 22 $2.20 Add
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Addressing Crisis

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Describes and analyzes how the Bloom Group in downtown Vancouver works closely with women to control and move on from crisis to confront and reduce homelessness, recognizing violence as a … 15 $1.50 Add
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Conclusion

The Way Forward for Homeless Shelters in Canada

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Analyzes how the diversity of the shelterscape in Canada offers homeless people the right door into the services and programs they may need to exit homelessness in the shortest time possible. … 13 $1.30 Add