Housing First is made up of five interdependent principles that require simple yet profound, transformative shifts in thinking. Each principle is explained in one of the videos.
The principles are:
Immediate access to housing with no readiness conditions
Consumer choice and self-determination
Individualized and person-driven supports
Social and community integration
SHIP is the largest funder of Housing First
in our community.
- 589 Individuals were housed and supported through Housing First and Rapid Rehousing programs.
- 221 were Housing First and 368 were Rapid Rehousing.
- 328 were adults and 261 were children.
In Saskatoon we have seven Housing First programs that operate at the following agencies: