Homelessness Session

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The NHRC's 2015 Homelessness session was held on the afternoon of Tuesday November 24th, 2015 at the CMHC national office, 700 Montreal road in Ottawa, Ontario.

Co-chairs Kristen Holinsky of Canadian Housing and Renewal Association( CHRA)and Sonia Pitre of Employment and Skills Development Canada (ESDC) opened the session.

Implementation of Housing First in the City This presentation will provide an overview of the City’s 10 Year Housing and Homelessness Plan: A Home for Everyone with a focus on its priorities and goals, accomplishments to date, planned initiatives and how outcome reporting is using the results based accountability methodology. An overview of the re-design of the City’s homelessness service system and information around key components of Ottawa’s Housing First implementation involving the identification, prioritization, and matching of people to housing and supports will be provided. Also included is an overview of the two sites to be visited

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