Welcome to

Homeless No More

10 year Plan to End Homelessness in Annapolis Valley

Let's End Homelessness

What is Homeless No More?

1. A Plan

Homeless No More started as a strategy 3 years ago to end youth homelessness in the Annapolis Valley. The plan was created through a collaborative process. New data has shown that it's not just youth who need housing and support and so as of December 2020 the plan was expanded to include all demographics.

2. A Group

Of influencers in various sectors including health, social services, justice, NGO's and housing who are committed to ending homelessness in the Annapolis Valley. 

3. A Hub for Information

This website serves as a hub for information on homelessness in the Annapolis Valley, information on the progress of the plan and the gateway for how to get involved. 

How it Starts

Youth Homelessness Is a Strong Risk Factor for Adult Homelessness

Rejection

Poverty

Family Conflict

Abuse

Neglect

Trauma

Isolation

Stigma

Addictions of self or caregiver

Mental Health Challenges of self or caregiver

Experience with Child Welfare System

Each youth's path to homelessness is individual but often there is both a social and economic breakdown.

Path to Change

1. Show Up

- Residents in Community

- Government

- Community Organizations

- Business

- Individual's

Can Share

- will for change

- stories

- time

- financial resources

- communication

- understanding and ownership problem

3. Collaborate to Provide Housing

Types of Housing Needed 

- Host Homes

- Supported Independent Living

- Transitional Housing

- Reunified Healthy Family Homes

- Safe Couch Surfing Network

- Affordable Housing

- Accessory Dwelling Units

2. Work Together

- To provide services and support

- To communicate to our sphere's of influence

- To engage with solutions

- To build partnerships

4. Build and Maintain Supports

- Life Skills

- Health

- Employment

- Education

- Recreation

- Transportation

- Peer Support

- Identifiable safe places

- Family intervention and support

- Collaborative Case Management

- Systems Integration

Growing & Sharing Organic, Local Food

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Pulling it all Together

5. System's Changes

- Share policies

- Improved Practices

- Collaboration

- Resource Sharing

- Sustainable Funding

- Power Sharing

- Prevention Orientation

6. The GOAL

Everyone in the Annapolis Valley thriving in safe, nurturing, loving homes.

- Sense of belonging

- Sense of self-worth

- Compassionate community

- Healthy transitions to independence

 
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# 6 440 Main Street

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Mail: housing@portalyouth.ca
Tel: 902-300-3749

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