The homeless population more often than not is aiming to end their homelessness. They often do not want to be in the situation that they are in presently, and all they need is a little help and guidance along with a place to think and work in order to better their lives, and more importantly get back on their feet. That is exactly what Maison du Père which translates to Father’s House, a men’s shelter and residence is doing for the local men of Montreal. The original article The Big "D" caught my... [+] Read more
According to an article titled “Quebec to dismantle ‘At Home’ program” written by Charlie Fidelman and published by The Montreal Gazette on April 7, 2013, Quebec is shutting down their already five year housing program for mentally ill homeless people.
Fidelman goes on to say that this program isn’t completely closing. The housing program will continue, but the psychosocial support will not continue. Director of Maison du Pere, France Desjardins, said “We don’t need more shelters. And we don’t... [+] Read more