Working Together
to End Homelessness
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What we do

We bring together non-profit organizations, governments and concerned citizens to develop and drive solutions to end homelessness.

Lack of Affordable Housing

Ideally, less than 30% of your income is spent on housing. Almost half (47.4%) of Nanaimo’s renters spend more than 30% of their income on housing.

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Nanaimo Health & Housing Action Plan

There are almost 8,000 people experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness every year in Nanaimo. This is how our community plans to take action.

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Health Needs are High

Many people experiencing homelessness are facing health challenges; 61% have a mental health challenge, 41% have a medical issue and 24% have an acquired brain injury.

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Who We Are

Together, we work to end Homelessness while diminishing the harm it causes to individuals and the community.

We unite the organizations, citizens and governments that support our community’s most vulnerable residents.

Nanaimo’s Affordable Housing The Cost of Homelessness

The Facts

In Nanaimo.


People experiencing homelessness


Have been homeless for
more than six months


Are from Nanaimo

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