Permanent Funding for Housing Supports and Homelessness Prevention

Nov 26 2013

While the 2014 budgets are being planned, Poverty Free Kitchener-Waterloo Action Group is joining many provincial networks and some municipal governments, including Region of Waterloo, in asking that the last year's 42 million in transitional funding becomes permanent support to housing and homelessness-related programs. Read the Poverty Free Kitchener-Waterloo letter of support here.
You can join this demand by forwarding the attached letter to the Provincial and Municipal Governments.

Speaking Up and Stepping Up Video

May 21 2013

Panel presentation inviting to speak up and step up to eliminate homelessness in Waterloo Region, held during the Homelessness Awareness Week, May 7th 2013, at the Kitchener City Hall. If you wish to see the individual panel presentations, go to our YouTube Channel - KWSocialPlanning.

Homelessness Awareness Week, May 5-11th 2013

Apr 25 2013

Homelessness Awareness Week is happening May 5th to 11th, 2013.

Please see the attached document for events and activities that commemorate this important week of advocacy, education and action.

The Stepping Up and Speaking Up events on May 6th and 7th in particular focus on the importance of walking together and sharing experiences about the realities of homelessness in the search for realistic solutions to poverty and homelessness.

[click Read More for more information on the Stepping Up and Speaking Up events]

News from the Homelessness and Housing Umbrella Group (HHUG)

Feb 3 2013

Get all the most important news from HHUG Quarterly Newsletter January 2013: Homelessness to Housing Stability Strategy for Waterloo Region, Ending Family Homelessness, Community Homelessness Prevention Initiative (CHPI), and the Coldest Night of the Year Walk, a family-friendly winter fundraising event for Kitchener/Waterloo.