There’s a great article on the St. James Community Service Society which operates a homeless shelter for women in The Straight called Downtown Eastside shelter operator highlights challenges of homeless women (June 27, 2011).

Also, you might want to check out the Spring 2011 issue of Herizons which has a  follow-up article on the All Our Sisters conference called A Roof Over their Heads (Victoria Bailey).

Estimates of homelessness in Canada range from 150,000 to 300,000 people. These articles pick up themes from recent posts around safety, how homelessness can look different in women, the barriers that many women face, and the connections between violence, homelessness and addictions.

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