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Reaching Home


What is Reaching Home?

Reaching H​ome​: The Government of ​​Canada's Homelessness Strategy is a community-based program aimed at preventing and reducing homelessness across Canada by providing funding to local communities to help them address their local homelessness needs.

The Community Advisory Board (CAB) is the local organizing committee responsible for setting direction for addressing homelessness in the community or region.

In Simcoe County, the Designated Communities stream of Reaching Home funding is administered by the County of Simcoe, as the Community Entity (CE), covering the geographic area of Simcoe County.

How to apply for Designated Communities funding in Simcoe County

Organizations within Simcoe County can apply for Reaching Home Designated Community funding through the County of Simcoe, as the Community Entity, to support the priorities identified in the Barrie-Simcoe Community Plan 2019-2024.

The Allocations Subcommittee of the Community Advisory Board (CAB) assesses and recommends projects for funding.​

 Additional R​esources​

Community Homelessness Report Summary – January 2023​​
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User friendly URL for this page is www.simcoe.ca/reachinghome ​ ​ 

For further information please contact  the Community Services Department at 705-722-3132 or by email at communityservicesdepartment@simcoe.ca ​