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The St. Catharines Standard: Building system where homelessness is ‘rare, brief and non-reoccurring’

  |  November 4, 2019

“We want to continue to focus on Housing First, not only as a program but actually as an overarching approach to deliver all of our services,” Jugley said. “So, having a Housing First focus in our shelters … in our outreach efforts, we want to see more of that because that aligns with best practices.”

She said Built For Zero program, a national campaign to end chronic homelessness that Niagara recently joined, is another priority for the Region — using enhanced databases and better coordination between agencies.