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Reaching Home

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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 comminutes 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.

2022-23 Application Information

Applications for the 2022-23 funding year are now open, and can be downloaded her​​​e​.

Applications close on December 8, 2021 at 4:30pm. ​

Information about applications for 2022/23 funding will be posted here regularly​.

FAQs Updated Decemb​er 6, 2021

 Additional R​esources​


Community Homelessness Report Summary – May 2022​​
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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 ​