September 6, 2013 marked the launch of the Foyer Project in Edmonton. The Foyer project is a unique approach to youth homelessness that attempts to build up the capacity for successful independent living through specialized programming at scattered site and short-term supportive housing projects.
We spoke to Dr. Stephen Gaetz, Director of the Homelessness Research Network at York University, and Susan McGee, the CEO of Homeward Trust Edmonton about youth homelessness in Edmonton.
Listen to the Dr. Gaetz's entire presentation here:
Followed by the panel discussion:
For more information on the Foyer Project and Homeward Trust Edmonton, check out www.homewardtrust.ca.
For your one-stop for any and all research to do with homelessness, check out Dr. Gaetz's Homeless Hub at www.homelesshub.ca.
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