It’s been a wonderful experience to watch our team grow and change over the past year. There is always room at AHANS for fresh new skills, insights, and point of view…but the physical space was becoming a bit too snug! We needed room to work, and we found the perfect space across the bridge in Dartmouth.Read More
Being a valued tenant (and a good neighbor) is the easiest way to maintain stable housing. The Affordable Housing Association of Nova Scotia has launched RentersEd, a new program designed to improve access to safe, stable, and affordable housing for families and individuals through education.Read More
Please join us in remembering and honouring those who have lost their lives while experiencing homelessness and poverty.
FRIDAY DECEMBER 21, 2018 AT 11:00 AM
ST PATRICK'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2263 BRUNSWICK ST, HALIFAX
An evidence-based framework was developed and an assessment of Dartmouth street population was conducted in 2018. The project was conducted to answer the questions:
WHAT ARE THE NEEDS OF THE STREET INVOLVED POPULATION IN DARTMOUTH?
DOES DARTMOUTH NEED A SHELTER/CRISIS CENTRE?
A report and analysis of Halifax 2018 Point in Time Count homelessness data is now available. This report highlights survey results from the visibly homeless population, predominantly engaging with the formal shelter system in the urban core of Peninsula Halifax on the night of April 24, 2018.Read More
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.Read More
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)?"Read More
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
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.
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>>