Housing First Successful in First Year: The Results Speak For Themselves
1 month | July 18, 2017Housing First works and it's time to expand its reach in Regina, Saskatchwean. We are proud to announce these numbers in collaboration with OrgCode Consulting and statistics provided by the Ministry of Health, Regina Qu'appelle Health Region and Regina Police Services. Phoenix HOMES (Housing and
This Beautiful City
3 months | April 27, 2017This is the view from my office window this morning. This beautiful city. Past the oceans of vehicles and mountains of brick, the original Twin Towers reach for the sprawling Saskatchewan sky. The federal courthouse sits to the left, grinding the gears of justice. To the left across the
Happy New Year!
7 months | January 5, 2017Happy New Year! We trust you had a wonderful send off to 2016. Here at Regina Homelessness, we are excited aboout what's coming in 2017. Housing First has been underway in Regina for 3/4 of a year now, and Phoenix Residential Society is doing an incredible job housing and supporting those
New Additions to Regina's Homelessness Partnering Strategy Team!
10 months | October 5, 2016We'd like to formally welcome two new members to the Regina Homelessness Partnering Strategy Team. Danyta Kennedy joins us as our Director of Homelessness Partnering and Indigenous/Non-Indigenous Collaboration. She will work specifically on collaboration between Indigenous and
2016-2017 Call For Proposals & Regina Housing First Model Report
1 year | January 15, 2016On Wednesday, January 13, 2016, we released our 2016-2017 Call For Proposals for both Regina and Rural & Remote communities! We are excited to move ahead with our new year of funding and with Housing First getting off the ground in Regina. You can find the Regina General and Housing
Secondary Call for Proposals
1 year | October 19, 2015Designated Communities and Designated Communities – Aboriginal Homelessness Funding Streams With direction from Regina’s Community Advisory Board (CAB), the YMCA of Regina is issuing the following Call For Proposal (CFP) for the Designated Communities and Designated Communities
In Plain View Documentary & Full Pit Count Results
1 year | September 9, 2015Our event last night was a success! We had nearly 100 people attend the Documentary Screening and listen to our Panel discuss the issue homelessness in Regina. A huge thank you to our panelists (Marc Spooner, Nic Olson, Amy Stensrud & Lisa Workman), our Photographer (Ashley
In Plain View: The Regina Homeless Point-In-Time Count
1 year | September 4, 2015Regina Homelessness Point-In-Time Count from Living Sky Media on Vimeo. Join us for a great night of conversation on homelessness in Regina, the Point-In-Time count and where we are going next. Click the Eventbrite link and reserve your spot.
Regina PIT Count Documentary Screening & Panel Discussion
1 year | August 26, 2015Check our events page to see more info about our PIT Count Documentary Screening & Panel Discussion! September 8, 6:30-9pm. RSVP at Eventbrite to reserve your seat. Hope to see you
Another New Addition To The Regina HPS Team!
1 year | August 24, 2015The Regina Homelessness Partnering Strategy is excited to welcome Pamela Reimer to the team! Pamela joins the YMCA HPS team after previously working with Regina Transition House. With her new role, she will be working full time with our HPS projects and future planning towards ending
2 years | August 12, 2015Connect with us on social media! We hope that social media can expand the conversations happening around ending homelessness in Regina. Check us out on Twitter & Facebook! Join the
The Path To Ending Homelessness In Regina
2 years | July 24, 2015(This blog was originally posted at http://www.thinkupstream.net/pointintime and is written by Shawn Fraser) What would it take to end homelessness in Regina? It's a difficult question, but upstream thinking teaches us that the answer lies in dealing with the causes of
Preliminary Results from Regina’s First Point In Time Count of Homelessness
2 years | July 22, 2015Preliminary Results from Regina’s First Point In Time Count of Homelessness In May of 2015, around 150 people took to Regina’s streets and shelters to enumerate and survey our City’s homeless community. This was Regina’s first Point In Time Count of Homelessness, a research
New Addition to the Regina HPS Team!
2 years | June 22, 2015The Regina Homelessness Partnering Strategy is pleased to welcome Blair Roberts to the team! Blair joins the YMCA HPS team after previously working with Souls Harbour Rescue Mission in their Emergency Services department. With his new role, he will split his time between running the Men's
HIFIS Staff Update
2 years | October 8, 2014To All Organizations Using HIFIS (CEO’s and Executive Directors) and Stakeholders in Saskatchewan, Since the United Way Regina was awarded the contract to provide the HIFIS Community Coordinator Program for Saskatchewan by the Government of Canada, we have been working hard to hire