The Average Life expectancy of a homeless person is 39 years.

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RECENT PUBLICATIONS

July 2014
Youthworks Report

Spring 2014
News Update

March 2014
Environmental Scan

Fall 2013
Annual report 2012-13

WHAT'S HAPPENING?

Ontario Trillium Funding Awarded to Raising the Roof's Child and Family Homelessness Initiative

Raising the Roof has been awarded an Ontario Trillium Foundation grant which will support the Child and Family Homelessness Initiative over the next two years. This grant will support our collaborative work with 3 Ontario agencies and allow us to gain insight and develop solutions for child and family homelessness.

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Launch of annual national Toque Campaign

Toque Campaign 2015 

 

We are thrilled to announce Canadian Traffic Network, Intact Financial Corporation and Paul Davis Systems as National Partners on the 2015 Toque Campaign. It’s shaping up to be the best year yet with a diverse line of products to choose from! We are currently recruiting more Partner Agencies in communities across Canada. Click here for an application.

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Environmental Scan Released

 

This Environmental Scan represents the first step in our national Child and Family Homelessness initiative. It  includes input from 40+ service providers, advocates and researchers about the work they do to address family homelessness. It also highlights hundreds of initiatives – in Canada and internationally – that are improving the lives of homeless families and children.

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New Youthworks Report - Toolkit Activation

In response to It’s Everybody’s Business, this project sought to put the Report and Toolkit into action at four selected partner agencies. It highlights what was learned during the activation and gives guidelines for community agencies to create a pre-employment program that engages the private sector.

 

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