The importance of school in the life of a child experiencing or at-risk of homelessness is vital says recent report. Read more
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Mark Muldoon from Threshold Housing Society writes to the Times Colonist about youth homelessness. Read more
The United Way has awarded it’s YouthNow Awards among the recipients is a volunteer with Need2 suicide prevention. Read more
Letter written to the Victoria News in response to Coalition’s report on Youth Homelessness. Read more
Times Colonist Editorial on youth homelessness. Read more
Victoria News coverage of the Coalition’s latest report – Youth Pathways. Read more
CFAX’s coverage of the Youth Pathways report: Read more
CBC On the Island coverage of the Youth Pathways report: Read more
The Coalition released it’s latest report Youth Pathways In and Out of Homelessness in the Capital Region today. Here’s coverage from the Times Colonist: Read more
The connection between foster care and homelessness, mental illness and substance abuse has been studied in a recent Simon Fraser report. Read more
If you require urgent emotional support, including having thoughts of suicide and other mental health issues, please call Vancouver Island Crisis Line: 1-888-494-3888.
Youth (under 25 years of age) may access youthspace.ca for online emotional support.
For other resources, including shelter availability, visit bc211.ca