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20,000 Homes Campaign

2018 Registry Week: April 16-20

A Home for Everyone is KeyApril 16 to 20, 2018 was Registry Week in Northumberland County. Social services staff from the County, community partners and volunteers were busy that week canvassing at locations throughout Northumberland’s urban, suburban and rural areas to gather person-specific data about individuals and families who are experiencing or are at risk of homelessness. Survey teams were at healthcare providers, community agencies and public spaces across our seven municipalities, speaking with community members and doing individual assessments of housing history, health and current levels of risk and need. This initiative contributes to the 20,000 Homes Campaign, a national movement to permanently house 20,000 of Canada’s most vulnerable people by July, 2020.

Although homelessness counts do not give a full picture of the extent of homelessness in a community, they do provide critical information on the scale and characteristics of the local homeless population, and how this population has changed over time. Information gathered during Registry Week is used to connect people experiencing homelessness with the right types of housing services and supports.

2018 Registry Week Survey Results ...

Initial results were presented at a Community Debrief session on Thursday, April 26th  at the Cobourg Community Centre (750 D'Arcy Street). Please stayed tuned for final results.  

Learn more

Share your thoughts! Complete the Affordable Housing Survey by June 18th.

20,000 Homes Final Report (2016)

Northumberland Capacity Assessment

Moving Forward: 2016 Housing & Homelessness Community Report

2017 Homelessness Progress Report



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