Opportunity Knocks: Prioritizing Canada’s Most Vulnerable Youth

A Way Home Canada and the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness released Opportunity Knocks: Prioritizing Canada’s Most Vulnerable Youth.

The brief articulates the vision of a distinct, youth-focused funding stream through the Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS). It focuses on four strategies:

A) Community Planning and Systems Coordination
B) Program Interventions
C) Governance and Structure
D) Data Collection and Research

It also introduces youth-centred outcomes that can be supported and leveraged across Federal departments:

  • Increased housing stability for youth;
  • Prevention of youth homelessness;
  • Healthy transitions to adulthood;
  • Enhanced educational participation and achievement;
  • Stronger employment and labour market participation outcomes; and
  • Increased resiliency in homeless youth and youth at risk of becoming homeless.Download the full brief at: http://www.homelesshub.ca/opportunityknocks
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