The Path from Home: Youth Homelessness in Metro Vancouver

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The Path from Home: Youth Homelessness in Metro Vancouver

The Path from Home: Youth Homelessness in Metro Vancouver

Who are the homeless youth in Metro Vancouver, and how did they come to end up on our streets, in our shelters, or living transiently in crowded or unsafe conditions? Perhaps they are among the 4,000 children and youth reported as having run away in 2011. Perhaps […]

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Homeless and Street-Involved Youth Survey: A Summary

Homeless and Street-Involved Youth Survey: A Summary

The McCreary Centre Society is a non-government not-for-profit committed to improving the health of BC youth through research, education and community-based projects.  In July 2015, the Society released the findings of its 2014 Homeless and Street-Involved Youth Survey (HSIYS). A total of 681 youth (aged 12-19 years) participated, […]

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Rachel: A Place to Call Home

Rachel: A Place to Call Home

Rachel spent most of her elementary school years in foster care while her single dad struggled with alcohol addiction. It was not until her pre-teen years that she and two sisters lived with their dad full-time. Until then, it had been a life that alternated between living […]

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