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Mental Health Funded Projects

Mar 07, 2013
News source: Email Release - Homelessness Partnering Secretariat

Detailed below is the 7 projects approved in the summer of 2012 for the Prevention of Homelessness for Those with Mental Health Issues. These projects are funded through the Homelessness Knowledge Development funding stream.

Quebec - Montreal
Lead: MacDonald, Sue-Ann (Université de Montréal, École de service social)
Project: Mental Health Courts: Processes, Outcomes and Impacts on Homelessness

Ontario - Hamilton
Lead: Waterfield, David (Wesley Urban Ministries)
Project: Implementation of Transitions to Home, an Intensive Case Management and Housing First Program for Long Term Emergency Shelter Users

Ontario - Toronto
Lead: Eckerle Curwood, Susan (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health)
Project: A Fork in the Road to Recovery: Preventing Homelessness among People with Mental Illness through Effective Hospital Discharge Planning

Ontario - London
Lead: Forchuk, Cheryl (Lawson Health Research Institute)
Project: An assessment and evaluation of London CAReS: Facilitating service integration through collaborative best practices

Manitoba - Winnipeg
Lead: Distasio, Jino (University of Winnipeg)
Project: Holding On, Supporting Successful Tenancies for the Hard to House

British Columbia - Vancouver (2 Projects)
Lead: Eberle, Margaret (Eberle Planning and Research)
Project: Preventing Homelessness through Mental Health Discharge Planning

Lead: Mathias, Steve (St. Paul's Hospital Foundation Providence Health Care)
Project: Transformational Change in 4 Organizations Partnered to Address Youth Homelessness



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