Ensuring a National Housing Strategy effectively addresses local priorities: a focus at this year’s Community Forum on Ending Homelessness in Ottawa

Media Advisory (November 21, 2016) Ottawa - On National Housing Day (Tuesday, November 22) – the same day as Minister Jean-Yves Duclos is expected to identify top priorities for the federal government’s National Housing Strategy – over 250 community partners will gather to ensure evidence is turned into action in our community’s effort to end [...]

By |November 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Registration is Open: Annual Community Forum on Ending Homelessness in Ottawa (November 22)

Registration Now Open! (space is limited) November 22 Community Forum on Ending Homelessness in Ottawa Tuesday, November 22, 2016 || 8:30 am - 4:30 pm RA Centre (2451 Riverside Drive, Ottawa) Registration: https://allianceforum2016.eventbrite.ca The Alliance to End Homelessness presents the 13th annual Community Forum on Ending Homelessness in Ottawa - to mark National Housing Day in Canada. [...]

By |October 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Way Home Ottawa is Launching “The Opportunity Project”

                                            After almost a year of hard work and consultation, we are launching our report of initial findings about youth homelessness in Ottawa titled, The Opportunity Project: Telling a New Story About Youth Homelessness.  We [...]

By |September 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Join us at our Annual General Meeting, September 22!

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 8:00 am to 9:30 am Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre (Accueil Hall) 300 Des Pères-Blancs Avenue Please join us for our Annual General Meeting, as we review our shared work over the past year, and together look ahead to a new year full of opportunities. Meet the Board, hear about our on-going [...]

By |September 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Call for Volunteers / Sponsors! Help make September 27 a day to remember

  Would you like to partner with young people and other community voices here in Ottawa to prevent and end youth homelessness in Ottawa? As we prepare for key events on September 27, A Way Home Ottawa invites your involvement; we need you!     A Way Home Ottawa is a youth-driven, local coalition convened by the [...]

By |August 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Information and Consultation Session: An Inclusionary Zoning Framework for Ottawa and Ontario

Join Us! Tuesday, August 9, 2016 | 1:00 – 3:30 pm River Building, Room 2228 Carleton University In May, the Province of Ontario introduced the Promoting Affordable Housing Act, 2016. The legislation proposes amendments to the Planning Act that, if passed, would allow municipalities to pass inclusionary zoning by-laws. These by-laws would be subject to [...]

By |July 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Signs of Progress alongside Emerging Challenges in updated Portrait of Homelessness in Ottawa

April 26, 2016: The latest Progress Report on Ending Homelessness, providing a statistical overview of homelessness in Ottawa in 2015 (January to December), was released by the Alliance to End Homelessness Ottawa on Tuesday, April 26. There are signs of progress. For the first time in nine years, we see a reduction in the average [...]

By |April 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Alliance to End Homelessness Ottawa Welcomes New Tools within Provincial Long-Term Affordable Housing Strategy and Calls for Quick Action

Monday, March 14, 2016 – Ottawa’s Alliance to End Homelessness welcomes the Province of Ontario’s renewed Long-Term Affordable Housing Strategy – and is calling for quick action to introduce important new tools announced this morning. These tools will help to increase the availability of affordable housing and to reduce homelessness in Ottawa. “Today’s announcement includes welcome [...]

By |March 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Alliance outlines recommendations for 2016 Ontario Budget

The Province of Ontario is seeking public input in helping to develop the 2016 Ontario Budget. The Alliance to End Homelessness Ottawa has been actively participating. On Friday, January 15, Executive Director Mike Bulthuis participated in a pre-budget consultation hosted by the Associate Minister of Finance, the Honourable Mitzie Hunter, and joined by local MPPs [...]

By |January 25th, 2016|Submissions and Briefs, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Way Home Ottawa is building a Youth Leadership team!

A Way Home Ottawa is a coalition making a plan to prevent and end youth homelessness in Ottawa. We need your help. Do you Work well with other people? Want to inform changes to the homelessness system that would help prevent youth homelessness before it starts? You might be interested in joining our Youth Leadership [...]

By |January 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments