The national shelter study 2005-2014 : emergency shelter use in Canada / [author, Aaron Segaert].: Em12-17/2017E-PDF

"The National Shelter Study: Emergency Shelter Use in Canada 2005–2014 is the second nationwide study done using emergency shelter data collected over an extended period of time to establish a baseline count and description of the homeless population in Canada. The first national shelter study was published in 2013 and covered the period from 2005 to 2009. The second study updates information and extends findings to 2014. In 2014, statistics on Indigenous identity, citizenship and military service of shelter users are available for the first time. The second National Shelter Study (NSS) used data provided by over 200 emergency shelters in Canada. These data were collected electronically by the Homeless Individuals and Families Information System (HIFIS), the City of Toronto, BC Housing and the Province of Alberta. Emergency shelter use is the best available indicator of large-scale trends in homelessness. As the only homelessness research using a large nationally representative sample, the results of this study are important for understanding homelessness in Canada"--Executive summary, p. 5.

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Department/Agency Canada. Employment and Social Development Canada.
Title The national shelter study 2005-2014 : emergency shelter use in Canada / [author, Aaron Segaert].
Variant title National shelter study : emergency shelter use in Canada 2005-2014
Publication type Monograph
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Later edition The national shelter study : 2005-2016
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Note(s) Issued also in French under title: Étude nationale sur les refuges 2005-2014 : utilisation des refuges d'urgence au Canada.
Cover title.
At head of title: Homelessness Partnering Strategy.
"Author and principal investigator: Dr. Aaron Segaert"--Acknowledgements, p. [1].
Includes bibliographical references (p. 41).
Publishing information [Gatineau, QC] : Employment and Social Development Canada, c2017.
Author / Contributor Segaert, Aaron A.
Description 43 p. : col. charts
ISBN 978-0-660-08242-4
Catalogue number
  • Em12-17/2017E-PDF
Departmental catalogue number SSD-188-05-17E
Subject terms Homelessness
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