Homeless shelters

Homeless shelters

No place to call home

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Susan G. Cole
Edition: 
Vol 9, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article highlights the struggle to find housing for ex-psychiatric patients. Explores resources available. Identifies cultural stigmas and systemic barriers in place. 

Herstreet

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Jane Shulman
Edition: 
Vol.13, N. 1
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
January 2011
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Highlights an organization started 16 years ago that offers shelter, therapy and resources to homeless women in downtown Montreal.

 

Adsum for Women & Children

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Residence

Forms a community based organization that supports women and children who are homeless or at risk of becoming so. operates three facilities: Adsum House, an emergency shelter; Adsum Court, a small fifteen-unit apartment building; and, Adsum Centre, providing support and programming, in a residential setting, to 16 women and their children who are trying to address barriers which have led them to experience homelessness.

Primary Telephone: 
(902) 423-4443 (Emergency)
Secondary Telephone: 
(902) 423-5049 (Administration)
Email Address: 
adsum@adsumhouse.org
Fax Number: 
(902) 423-9336
Street Address: 
2421 Brunswick St
City: 
Halifax
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B3K 2Z4
Internal Notes : 
Multiple Primary found: "(902) 423-4443 (Emergency) and (902) 429-4443 (Emergency)"

Transitioning our shelters: a guide to making homeless shelters safe for transgender people

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Lisa Mottet
John M. Ohle
Publisher: 
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Policy Institute and the National Coalition for the Homeless
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Provides a guide to help homeless shelters implement an effective nondiscrimination policy to make them safe for transgender people.

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