The 2018 Halifax Shelter Use Report is Now Available

The 2018 Halifax Shelter Use Report is Now Available

Now available in the Policy, Research and Development section of our website, this report summarizes the use of emergency homeless shelters in Halifax. The first section contains an overview of the shelter system, size of the shelter using population and the demographic characteristics of shelter users. The second section examines patterns of shelter use, chronic and episodic homelessness and a discussion of inflow/outflow.

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New Publication Released: "The lights? Don’t worry about the lights. It’s way too late for that."

New Publication Released: "The lights? Don’t worry about the lights. It’s way too late for that."

A new document has been added to the Research, Policy and Development page on our website. The report examines the results of multiple community studies in order to formulate a response to the question "What’s the housing situation for non-elderly single person households who reside in the communities served by our Rural Advisory Board (RAB)?"

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[Closed] Job Posting: Point-in-Time Count/Registry Week Coordinator

JOB TITLE: Point-in-Time Count/Registry Week Coordinator, Halifax, Nova Scotia
TYPE OF POSITION: Term Contract Position ( 9 months )
HOURS OF WORK: 35 hours/week
SALARY: $ 23.00 /hour
POSTED ON: December 13, 2017
CLOSING DATE: January 3, 2018

Overview:
The Point-in-Time Count Coordinator will plan and execute the Halifax combined Homelessness
Point in Time Count and Registry Week at the direction of the Affordable Housing Association of
Nova Scotia (AHANS) and the Point-in-Time Count Committee. 

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Homelessness Partnering Strategy - 2016 Community Progress Indicators Report

Community Progress Indicator (CPI) Reports allow communities to assess the progress of their collective efforts to reduce and prevent homelessness over time using a set of standard indicators. These indicators are based on information gathered by communities through the Homeless Individuals and Families Information System (HIFIS), and supported by data drawn from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) and Statistics Canada (National Household Survey and Labour Force Survey). <<download>>