2018 Winnipeg Street Health Survey Fact Sheet #1

Read the first in a series of Fact Sheets drawn from the 2018 Winnipeg Street Health Survey Final Report. Between July and October 2018, 406 individuals took part in the 2018 Winnipeg Street Health Survey. End Homelessness Winnipeg  launched the survey’s Final Report in February, 2019. Continue reading “2018 Winnipeg Street Health Survey Fact Sheet #1”

Brief for Winnipeg Transit Consultation

Read End Homelessness Winnipeg’s contribution to the City of Winnipeg’s Winnipeg Transit Master Plan Consultation process. End Homelessness Winnipeg’s brief offers recommendations for accessibility and equity of Winnipeg Transit, focusing on the needs of those experiencing or at risk of homelessness. Continue reading “Brief for Winnipeg Transit Consultation”

Media Release: Gizhe Waa Ti-Sii-Win Service Delivery Expo, May 13

April 22, 2019

Winnipeg, MB – The Second Annual Gizhe Waa Ti-Sii-Win Service Delivery Expo takes place on Monday, May 13, 2019 from 10am-3pm at 324 Logan Avenue in Winnipeg. The Expo offers access to many services under one roof for FREE, welcoming anyone experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

More than 30 local service providers are coming together to offer essential and dignity-enhancing services including hair, foot and dental care, pet services, financial services, income tax, ID and housing applications, BBQ, care packs and more. Some services require ID and others can only serve limited numbers of individuals. All services are provided free of charge.

Gizhe Waa Ti-Sii-Win is made possible thanks to the efforts of volunteers and partnering community organizations, as well as the generosity of sponsors including Assiniboine Credit Union, Canad Inns, Qualico, Canada Life, Hockey Helps the Homeless, CP Loewen Foundation, and the Winnipeg Foundation. For more information, visit:
EndHomelessnessWinnipeg.ca
Facebook Event Page
Eventbrite Page

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Media Contact:
Kristiana Clemens
Manager, Communications and Community Relations
End Homelessness Winnipeg
kclemens @ endhomelessnesswinnipeg.ca

 

Winnipeg Outreach Network Resource Guide

The Winnipeg Outreach Network Resource-Guide is here! Click the name to download a .pdf version or contact End Homelessness Winnipeg for print copies. The Resource Guide is a collaboration of local service providers to put information for Hotlines, Addictions Supports, Street Outreach, Shelters, Housing, Health and Basic Needs all in one handy place.

Extreme Cold Weather Response: A Homelessness Centered Plan for Keeping Winnipeggers Safe in Winter

The Extreme Cold Weather Response Plan provides cold weather preparedness, response information, and activities focused on reducing the negative health impacts of extreme cold weather conditions. The main objectives during extreme cold are to:

• Alert those experiencing homelessness and other vulnerable populations that extreme cold weather conditions are either expected or currently exist;

• Enable those experiencing homelessness and other vulnerable populations to take appropriate precautions; and

• Trigger response actions by agencies that provide services or alter operations to protect those experiencing homelessness and other vulnerable populations from extremely cold weather.

The Plan includes a focus on preventing direct impacts of extreme cold weather on people experiencing homelessness and other vulnerable populations. Download the Plan here:

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Report of Table Discussions at the Indigenous Homelessness Pre-Conference Summit Winnipeg, Manitoba October 24th, 2017

On October 24th, 2017, a half-day pre-CAEH conference summit on Indigenous homelessness engaged 300 participants in a facilitated and interactive process that involved keynote speakers, panel presentations, and roundtable group works. The focus was on defining Indigenous homelessness, linking Indigenous homelessness to the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Calls to Action, and aligning homelessness work at the federal, provincial, and local levels. This report reflects a summary of common themes that were identified from the round table discussions:

Download the Indigenous Homelessness Pre Conference Summit Report Oct 2017

Private Rental Market Housing Inventory Report

This private rental market housing inventory aims to help understand trends in the private rental market that occurred in from 2006 – 2016 and how these trends may affect those experiencing or at risk of homelessness. The findings gathered in this report can assist in future planning for new affordable housing development, specifically targeted towards the homeless and at risk of being homeless population groups. This report was prepared with information from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s rental market reports from 2006 – 2016 and analysed by End Homelessness Winnipeg. It uses maps, graphs and tables to illustrate trends in vacancy rate, housing stock and average rents by bedroom types and CMHC neighbourhoods.

Download the Private-Rental-Market-Housing-Inventory-Report

End Homelessness Winnipeg 2017-18 Report to our Community

This annual report marks the conclusion of End Homelessness Winnipeg’s third full year of operation – a good time to consider progress on the elements of the 10-year Plan to End Homelessness in Winnipeg, as well as the community’s progress on four priorities: preventing homelessness, increasing housing supply, providing supports, and using evaluation and shared measurement to manage and monitor progress.

Download the 2017-18-EndHomelessnessWinnipeg-Annual-Report

Download End Homelessness Winnipeg audited Financial Statements for fiscal year ending March 31, 2018 here.