shortage of affordable housing units in Waterloo Region.
of those who seek emergency shelter are navigating mental, physical or addiction health challenges.
of shelter participants rely upon the hospital for their health care.
average additional cost for patients experiencing homelessness.
more likely that patients will be readmitted within a month if they are homeless.
Collin has struggled with alcohol his entire adult life. Growing up in an abusive home, Collin always turned to alcohol to ease his fear and anxiety. He would drink every day, as many as 12 drinks in one night....
Alan never expected to be homeless. He had his own apartment and was working steady. Then he learned that his apartment would be torn down, to be replaced by condos. Shortly after this news, Alan found himself out of...
Our community has a vision to integrate shelter and health care. You can help to make this vision a reality.