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Take part in the Plan to End Chronic Homelessness

on July 20, 2023
Plan to end chronic homelessness
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Waterloo Region’s plan to end chronic homelessness is taking concrete steps to find solutions to make a difference in the lives of those who are experiencing chronic homelessness. The perspectives and experiences of those who have lived experience are an integral part of the planning process, and engagement of the community is vital.

Here’s how you can take part in the plan and have your voice heard:

Pop-up Booths:

Find Pop-up Booths during the times listed below and look for team members in black and white t-shirts. These Pop-up Booths are free and require no registration to drop by and share your input.

New Hamburg Branch of Region of Waterloo LibraryTuesday, July 25, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM145 Huron St., New Hamburg, ON N3A 1K1
Ken Seiling Waterloo Region MuseumSaturday, August 5, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM10 Huron Road, Kitchener, ON, N2P 2R7)

Take the Community Engagement Survey Ending July 28

Share your insights in the Community Engagement Survey that will help shape The Plan. Available in multiple languages online. For print or accessible formats contact:

Discussion Guides

Start a community conversation among your friends, family or community group and share your feedback by mail or email. Find them in the Community Toolkit section on EngageWR online.

For more ways to engage, you can:

- Visit EngageWR to learn more
- Ask questions you may have in the question box provided on their website
- Send an email to
- Call: (519) 575-4400, extension 5008 | Deaf and Hard of Hearing (TTY): 519-575-4608
- Interpreters are available in over 150 languages

Ending chronic homelessness has many complexities, but this plan will provide a blueprint for strategies and resources on how we can work towards a future where everyone has a safe and secure place to call home.

For help with immediate housing concerns, please call our Housing Resource Centre at 519-749-2450.
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