The Average Life expectancy of a homeless person is 39 years.

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Spring 2014
News Update

March 2014
Environmental Scan



Lead Partner -  Children's Mental Heath Pillar of the Child and Family Homelessness Initiative

Each year, across Canada, thousands of families and their children lack one of the most fundamental  human needs – stable, permanent housing.  Many of them take refuge in emergency shelters or find temporary accommodation with family or friends. This project will shed light on the causes of child and family homelessness – and potential solutions.   

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Environmental Scan released


This Environmental Scan represents the first step in our national Child and Family Homelessness initiative. It  includes input from 40+ service providers, advocates and researchers about the work they do to address family homelessness. It also highlights hundreds of initiatives – in Canada and internationally – that are improving the lives of homeless families and children.

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Launch of annual national Toque Campaign

Toque Campaign 2014


The 17th Annual Toque Campaign is here! With more than 40 Partner Agencies benefitting, click below to get involved! Be sure to check out our media release and the event listings across Canada!

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Childhood Photo Campaign


Click here to view the captivating and thought provoking new print campaign produced (pro bono) by our friends at Leo Burnett Toronto.

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