“One Kelowna man has gone from sleeping on a doorstep to having a place of his own in four weeks thanks to a new homelessness plan.
He is the first success story of CMHA Kelowna’s Housing First initiative, which started in April and moved forward in June when Housing First founder, New Yorker Sam Tsemberis, visited CMHA staff to put on a training session.
CMHA’s Mike Gawliuk said they soon decided on their first Housing First recipient, a man who had been sleeping in a gazebo outside the CMHA office at 504 Sutherland Ave.”
Read the full story by Alex Soloducha about our new Housing First initiative at Kelowna Now.
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