The Systems Planning Collective is led by A Way Home Canada, Canadian Observatory on Homelessness and Turner Strategies and is dedicated to helping communities and governments to prevent and end all forms of homelessness in Canada by supporting evidence-based systems planning, capacity building and technical assistance. In order to support communities in setting and reaching their goals for preventing and ending homelessness, the SPC has conducted a needs assessment of Community Advisory Boards (CAB) and Community Entities (CE), as well as local Housing and Social Service Stakeholders responsible for delivering on local housing and homelessness priorities. This assessment helps identify perspectives on local systems planning work from outside of the federally mandated planning bodies under HPS and identify local strengths and gaps in their communities’ efforts to address homelessness.
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