Resources

Below are some resources relevant to understanding the context of those experiencing or at risk of homelessness, both locally and nationally, as well as KHRC’s past newsletter updates.

For our community-oriented resources on select topics, refer to the following pages:

For a full list of KHRC’s academic knowledge mobilization activities, see our Publications & Presentations

KHRC Newsletters:

 

Additional Resources:

Central Okanagan Journey Home Society

The Journey Home Strategy is Kelowna’s 5-year plan to address homelessness with a focus on ensuring everyone has a place to call home. The goal is to ensure a coordinated and easy to access system of care for those in Kelowna who have lost, or are at risk of losing their home.

Homeless Hub

(Canadian Observatory on Homelessness)

The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness (COH) is a non-partisan research and policy partnership between academics, policy and decision makers, service providers and people with lived experience of homelessness.

Built For Zero

BFZ offers progress tables (with links to data dashboards) for participating Campaign communities on key milestones towards functional zero chronic and veteran homelessness.

    • Kelowna and Penticton are both BFZ Communities

Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness 

CAEH leads a national movement of individuals, organizations and communities working together to end homelessness in Canada.

Central Okanagan Foundation

COF is the Community Entity for Kelowna under the Reaching Home strategy, and hosts the local Point in Time counts.