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Resources and Tools


Preventing, Reducing and Ending Youth Homelessness

The following resources and tools provide important information on addressing youth homelessness in local communities.

Frameworks
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Housing First for Youth
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Youth Homelessness Prevention
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The Opportunity Project
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Criteria for Ending Youth and Young Adult Homelessness
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Government Relations
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Federal Policy Brief
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Ontario Policy Brief
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National Housing Strategy Recommendations
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Human Rights
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Youth Rights! Right Now! Ending Youth Homelessness: A Human Rights Guide
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United Nations Declaration on the Rights of the Child
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Reports & Books
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Without a Home: The National Youth Homelessness Survey
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Coming of Age: Reimagining the Response to Youth Homelessness in Canada
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Youth Homelessness in Canada: Implications for Policy and Practice
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Youth Work: An Institutional Ethnography of Youth Homelessness
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Toolkits
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Youth Homelessness Community Planning
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National Youth Collaboration Toolkit | A Way Home
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LGBTQ2S Youth Homelessness | The Learning Community
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Family Reconnect| Eva’s Initiatives
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Youth Employment | Canadian Observatory on Homelessness
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Youth Employment | Raising the Roof
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Transitional Housing | Canadian Observatory on Homelessness
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YARD | Eva’s Initiatives
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What is a Foyer?
The Foyer  | Canadian Observatory on Homelessness
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Point-in-Time Count Toolkit | Canadian Observatory on Homelessnes
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Webinars
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Role of Ontario Service Managers and Youth Homelessness Community Planning | March 2017
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Collective Impact and Youth Homelessness Community Planning | February 2017
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Youth Homelessness Community Planning 101| January 2017
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Housing First for Youth | September 2016
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Youth Rights! Right Now! | September 2016
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Youth Homelessness Community Planning| May 2016
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Proposal for Federal Reinvestment in Youth Homelessness
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LGBTQ2 Youth Homelessness| September 2014
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Youth Homelessness in Canada| April 2013
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Speakers Bureau

Mike Lethby, Executive Director at The RAFT
Area of expertise: Prevention and Rural Homelessness
Location: Niagara

Mary-Jane McKitterick, Community Planning Manager at A Way Home
Area of expertise: Community Planning
Location: Toronto

Lesley McMillan, Learning Community Manager at A Way Home
Area of expertise: Community of Practice, LGBTQ2S Youth Homelessness
Location: Toronto

To connect with a member of our Speakers Bureau, contact us at info@awayhome.ca

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