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Chapter 2

Turning Off the Tap: Preventing Homelessness for Victims of Violence


From: Ending Homelessness in Canada


Chapter Two discusses the pipeline for victims of intimate partner violence into homelessness. Author Pearl Eliadis discusses the lack of second stage housing, emergency housing, the need for stronger victim support services, and the need for proper reporting of victims in shelters as homeless. she offers policy solutions that would effectively and achievably combat this pipeline and protect victims of intimate partner violence from entering homelessness altogether.



Pearl Eliadis

Pearl Eliadis is an associate professor (professional) at the Max Bell school of Public Policy and a human rights lawyer. She is based in Montreal, QC.