As the Province of Manitoba has announced plans for reopening the economy and lifting some public health orders, End Homelessness Winnipeg is looking at next steps. We know the pandemic is not over, and that people experiencing homelessness are particularly at risk for an outbreak.
A message from End Homelessness Winnipeg Chairperson, Jason Whitford, in memory of Elder Velma Orvis, who passed away on April 25, 2020.
The COVID-19 Response, facilitated by End Homelessness Winnipeg, is engaging more than five dozen local and regional agencies, including community organizations, emergency shelters, the WRHA, Public Health, Manitoba Housing and the City of Winnipeg. The COVID-19 Response is identifying priorities for the health and safety of those experiencing or at risk of homelessness in our city.
The COVID-19 Response facilitated by End Homelessness Winnipeg has engaged with more than five dozen local and regional agencies across the homeless-serving sector, including WRHA and City of Winnipeg representatives.
End Homelessness Winnipeg is facilitating a COVID-19 Response, engaging with more than five dozen local and regional agencies to collectively identify priority actions needed for the health and safety of those experiencing homelessness during the pandemic. This engagement has formed the basis of a COVID-19 Response plan for Winnipeg.
End Homelessness Winnipeg is facilitating a COVID-19 Response in collaboration with the city’s homeless-serving sector. The COVID-19 Response is focused on maintaining access to essential services like food, shelter and health care, while encouraging prevention measures such as social distancing, hand washing, disinfecting surfaces and monitoring symptoms.
End Homelessness Winnipeg is facilitating a COVID-19 Response in collaboration with the homeless-serving sector in the city, including community agencies, the WRHA, Public Health and the City of Winnipeg’s Emergency Operations Centre. End Homelessness Winnipeg staff are providing backbone supports for partner agencies in this collective effort.
Read the fourth and final Fact Sheet 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.
End Homelessness Winnipeg recently shared its recommendations for 24-7 Safe Spaces with the City of Winnipeg. Learn more about why 24-7 Safe Spaces are needed and what criteria are important to consider in setting up new 24-7 Safe Spaces.
End Homelessness Winnipeg recently submitted feedback to the Manitoba Police Commission’s call for recommendations to make downtown Winnipeg a safer place, and to the City of Winnipeg’s engagement towards developing a Community Safety Strategic Action Plan designed to make communities safe.