How can we make it easier for those experiencing homelessness in Waterloo Region to access health care?

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8,000

shortage of affordable housing units in Waterloo Region.

70%

of those who seek emergency shelter are navigating mental, physical or addiction health challenges.

45%

of shelter participants rely upon the hospital for their health care.

$2,559

average additional cost for patients experiencing homelessness.

4x

more likely that patients will be readmitted within a month if they are homeless.

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Imagine a better way.

Our community has a vision to integrate shelter and health care. You can help to make this vision a reality.

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