Posts Tagged: PIT Count

Information is vital to end homelessness, so CHF does considerable research about homelessness and makes that research available to all stakeholders. In addition to the blog posts here, check out our resources section for more.

Second Annual Canadian Homelessness Data Sharing Initiative

By Nick Falvo, PhD Nick Falvo is Director of Research and Data at Calgary Homeless Foundation. On May 18, 2017, the Second Annual Canadian Homelessness Data Sharing Initiative took place in Calgary (all slide presentations, as well as photos from the event, are available here). The event was organized by the Calgary Homeless Foundation and / Read More

Ten Things to Know About Social Assistance in Canada

By Nick Falvo, PhD Nick Falvo is Director of Research and Data at Calgary Homeless Foundation. The present blog post is the first in a two-part series on social assistance. (Part two, which looks at social assistance in Alberta, can be viewed here). The series is inspired by recent data captured in Alberta’s 2016 Point-in-Time / Read More

Ten things to know about Canadian attempts to count homelessness through Point-in-Time Counts — by Nick Falvo

By: Nick Falvo, Ph.D, Director, Research and Data, CHF Alberta’s seven largest municipalities recently released early results of a provincially-coordinated effort to enumerate and survey persons experiencing homelessness. Most of these communities reported reductions in homelessness, and reported a 19% reduction in province-wide homelessness compared to the first provincially-coordinated count conducted in 2014. The stated / Read More