Apply a Reconciliation focus to all Plan activities which recognizes Indigenous homelessness as a colonial legacy that requires intentional action across stakeholders.
Interventions will be appropriate for individuals in priority groups, including Indigenous peoples, youth, families, newcomers, those sleeping on the street, long-term shelter stayers, and those in more than one of these groups.
Ending homelessness requires multi-sectoral leadership and engagement, with clear roles and accountabilities for all.
Homeless-serving system planning capacity is nimble and responsive to adjust resources in real-time; this includes capacity to redesign current interventions and refine efforts in real-time.
Interventions achieve high performance and quality levels across the homeless-serving system.
A highly coordinated approach to screening, targeting, placement, and access to units/spaces across diverse housing and support models is in place. Investments are strategic and leverage resources and community strengths.
To be successful in the long term, we need mainstream systems to support people once they exit homelessness, particularly through stable and adequate income supports, and ready access to appropriate health, mental health and addictions supports in community.