HOMELESSNESS PARTNERING STRATEGY EMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT CANADA INTRODUCTION The Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) is a unique community-based program aimed at preventing and reducing homelessness. It provides direct funding to communities across Canada to support their efforts in addressing local needs and specific homelessness priorities. Since its inception, the HPS has been encouraging communities to adopt a more mature approach […]
Homelessness Partnering Strategy
The Government of Canada has released directives which provide guidance, details and expectations to assist communities in preventing and reducing homelessness. They are available here.
The Saskatoon HPS Community Plan – 2014-2019 is a requirement for funding by the federal government HPS Program. It will guide investments of nearly $5 Million of HPS funding allocated to Saskatoon over the next five years. The Saskatoon HPS Community Plan was created through broad community consultation during 2014, and will be updated annually through continued community consultation, research […]
Homelessness has become a growing issue in our city. The high cost of housing is a contributing factor, but people become homeless through a variety of factors including family breakup, violence, physical disability, mental health and addictions. Since 1999, the Community Advisory Board on Saskatoon Homelessness has established community priorities through research and community consultation, and has recommend projects to […]
SHIP is helping reduce, prevent and end homelessness in Saskatoon. By administering the Federal Government’s Homelessness Partnering Strategy funding, SHIP is investing over $1 Million per year into projects targeting homelessness right here in our city. And we know we’re already making a difference. Some projects that we’ve already funded include: The Lighthouse $398,848 for the Intox and Stabilization Shelter […]
The Saskatoon Housing and Homeless Plan covers the next funding phase (2011- 2014) of the Federal Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) administered through Service Canada. The purpose of the report is to build upon research conducted in 2007 identifying baselines and priorities for addressing the problems of people who find themselves homeless in Saskatoon, those who are at risk of losing […]
The Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) is a unique community-based program aimed at preventing and reducing homelessness by providing direct support and funding to communities across Canada. The HPS provides structures and supports that help people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness achieve self-sufficiency and full participation in society. The HPS seeks to address homelessness by working in partnership […]