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Recent Projects - Reaching Home

 
 
RECENT PROJECTS












2022-2023 Reaching Home Base & Supplemental Funding
 
Transitional Supportive Housing for Men (Phoenix House I) and for Women (Phoenix House II) — Men Are Part of the Solution, Inc.
Needed upgrades to furnishings, equipment, and renovations for supportive transitional housing for men and for women experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness (both Reaching Home base and supplemental funding accessed).
 
On-Call Support Worker (Pilot Project) — Men Are Part of the Solution, Inc.
On-call support worker during evenings and on weekends for both Phoenix House I for Men and Phoenix House II for Women. The opening of Phoenix House II for women doubled the number of residents in the MAPS transitional supportive housing program and additional staff to meet the needs of clients is being explored (Reaching Home supplemental funding). 
 
Coordinated Access and Data Collection — Thompson Homeless Shelter, Inc.
The implementation of a coordinated access system, a Reaching Home requirement for all designated communities, is well underway in its mandate to streamline access to services and supports for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness (Reaching Home base and supplemental funding). 
 
Indigenous Lived-Experience Circle Support Worker — Thompson Homeless Shelter, Inc.
As part of the coordinated access system and to guide its implementation, an Indigenous Lived-Experience Circle governance group was formed in the spring of 2022 — a unique and innovative approach in Reaching Home communities. The lived-experience support worker provides administrative and other supports for this governance group (Reaching Home base funding).
 
Thompson Homeless Shelter/Cold Weather Policy — Thompson Homeless Shelter, Inc.
Support services and emergency shelter for individuals experiencing or at risk of homelessness, with additional supports for extreme cold-weather periods (Reaching Home base funding). Staffing for the expanded facilities at the Polaris building for continuation of a modified SHIPP program (Reaching Home supplemental funding).
 
 


2021-2022 Reaching Home Base Funding
 
Thompson 2022 Point-in-Time Count — Thompson Homeless Shelter, Inc.
A point-in-time (PiT) count is a record of sheltered and unsheltered people experiencing homelessness on a single night. Data collected from a PiT Count provides a snapshot of the community and is a tool used to assess progress in ending homelessness.
 
Phoenix House II–Transitional Housing for Women — Men Are Part of the Solution, Inc.
Supportive transitional housing for women experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness (opening Fall 2021).
 
Coordinated Access and Data Collection — Thompson Homeless Shelter, Inc.
Coordinated Access, a Reaching Home requirement for all designated communities, will streamline access to services and supports for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness. 
 
Thompson Homeless Shelter/Cold Weather Policy — Thompson Homeless Shelter, Inc.
Support services and emergency shelter for individuals experiencing or at risk of homelessness, with additional supports for extreme cold-weather periods.
 
Sheltering the Homeless in Place Project (SHIPP) — Y.W.C.A. Thompson
Housing services for people experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness, who, in addition to having an elevated risk of COVID-19 complications, have nowhere to safely shelter in place.
 


2020-2021 Reaching Home Base Funding
 
Thompson Homeless Shelter/Cold Weather Policy — Thompson Homeless Shelter, Inc.
Support services and emergency shelter for individuals experiencing or at risk of homelessness, with additional supports for extreme cold-weather periods.
 
Sheltering the Homeless in Place Project (SHIPP) — Y.W.C.A. Thompson
Housing services for people experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness, who, in addition to having an elevated risk of COVID-19 complications, have nowhere to safely shelter in place.




2020-2021 Reaching Home COVID-19 Funding
 
Sheltering the Homeless In Place Project (SHIPP) — Y.W.C.A. Thompson
Housing services for people experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness, who, in addition to having an elevated risk of COVID-19 complications, have nowhere to safely shelter in place.





Funded by the Government of Canada's Reaching Home: Canada's Homelessness Strategy
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