Ken Byars: The Hope within the Outreach

By Diana Barry “When you invest time in someone’s life, you are telling the person they are important” Ken Byars has a drive for making youth feel, loved and important. He spends his time volunteering with youth in his community and throughout Ottawa to show them that they can be loved without condition. Ken believes [...]

By |December 1st, 2017|Ask Me Ottawa, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Statement of Support for The Salvation Army’s Public Consultation and Open House

September 12, 2017 Re: Statement of Support for The Salvation Army’s Public Consultation and Open House How we choose as a community in Ottawa to engage and take action to alleviate poverty and homelessness in our city today, will determine our success in the years to come. In the absence of affordable and supportive housing [...]

By |September 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

AGM September 28th, 2017

  You are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of the Alliance to End Homelessness Ottawa Thursday, Septembre 28th, 2017 9:00am-10:15am   The Ottawa Mission 35 Waller Street   NOTE: Members are invited to review the bylaws here, prior to the September 28th AGM.  Alliance Bylaw Review 2017 We are pleased to announce Krista Loughton, [...]

By |September 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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