Interim Report: Making Supportive Housing Work for Canada’s Most Vulnerable

Illustration of someone holding a phone that says, "How can we create supportive housing to meet the needs of Canada's most vulnerable people, particularly those experiencing chronic homelessness and health or mental health challenges? In particular, from the perspective of residents, what makes supportive housing work or not work for them? And, what are the particular impacts of COVID-19 related to living in supportive housing?"

Last year, Indwell was awarded a two-year research grant through Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)’s National Housing Strategy, to better understand the impact of opening our Woodfield Gate in London on the lives of our tenants there. We partnered with Western University who lead a research team that includes one of our staff. In … Read more

Why supportive housing matters more than ever

Supportive housing is an essential element of our health system. Well designed, affordable and professionally staffed housing creates opportunity for overcoming disability, resulting in personal stability and growth. And for those in supportive housing it ends homelessness, permanently. As health care investments go, supportive housing is remarkably cost-effective. A relatively modest one-time capital investment creates … Read more

Send a note of encouragement

Now more than ever, it is important that our tenants feel connected with others, even if they cannot be physically connected. Send a note of encouragement to be shared with our tenants who are feeling isolated at this time.

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