Homelessness

Homelessness Action Plan

On June 7, 2016, City Council adopted a Chilliwack Homelessness Action Plan (PDF) to address homelessness and the need for increased affordable housing in Chilliwack.  The Plan's vision and goals are:

Vision

To establish a comprehensive community response system that helps people obtain and retain safe, affordable, appropriate housing.

Goals

  • Implement Housing First
  • Increase supply of affordable housing
  • Increase coordination amongst agencies
  • Improve health & safety of vulnerable
  • Increase community awareness & build support
  • Support initiatives that build self-esteem & support economic self sufficiency

In the plan specific housing and support needs are highlighted and strategies requiring multi-agency coordination and funding identified. 

            

Attachments
Description Date File Size
2016 Homelessness Action Plan 2016-06-08 6.12MB
June 7, 2016 Homelessness Action Plan Council Presentation 2016-06-08 2.13MB
2008 to 2016 Housing Timeline 2016-04-01 713KB
Affordable Housing Continuum 2016-04-01 36KB
CHC Overview 2016-04-01 219KB
Homelessness Action Plan Presentation 2016-04-01 3.32MB
Housing First An Overview 2016-04-01 309KB
Roles and Responsibilities 2016-04-01 33KB

Task Force

Read the Chilliwack Homelessness Action Plan Background Report.

Videos on Homelessness

Videos of Chilliwack events that discuss a variety of aspects about homelessness in our community.