What is Coordinated Access (CA)?

A Coordinated Access system is a process by which individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness or at-risk of homelessness are directed to community-level access points where trained workers use a common assessment tool to evaluate the individual or family’s depth of need, prioritize them for housing support services and then help to match them to available housing-focused interventions.

Our infographic can be found here and more information (including a list of Access Points and all relevant forms) are available on our website at www.durham.ca/bnl.

Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy Directives

Reaching Home is a community-based program aimed at preventing and reducing homelessness by providing direct support and funding to Designated Communities (urban centers), Indigenous communities, territorial communities, and rural and remote communities across Canada. Read More.

In Durham, the Coordinated Access Strategy includes: