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.

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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Covid-19 Support

On April 1, 2020, the City of Nanaimo held an emergency, special council meeting to discuss some of the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on our community. One of the priority concerns is the management of the vulnerable population in Nanaimo in light of the crisis.

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Supportive Housing

The 2020 Nanaimo Point-in-Time Count made clear that once a person loses their home or chooses to leave unsafe housing, it’s very difficult for them to secure housing again.

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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 National Housing Day

The Facts

Homelessness
In Nanaimo.

61.9%

Sleeping in Places Not Intended For Human Habitation.

335+

Homeless Since 2018

77.1%

Chronically Homeless

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