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Capacity Building: A Model For Street Outreach

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Brief Description: This paper provides an overview of how the City of Hamilton’s homeless and street outreach team was strengthened and expanded through partnerships founded on sharing staff between diverse agencies. The Mental Health/Outreach Team is a program within with Community Programs Branch of Public Health and Community Services in the City of Hamilton. The partnerships between agencies resulted in increased community capacity to work with homeless and at-risk individuals. Selected bibliography provided.

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Author: Valine Vaillancourt, City of Hamilton

Organization Name: Community Programs Branch, Public Health & Community Services Department, City of Hamilton

Date Published: June 2003

Types of Activities: Partnership / coalition development, Clinical health care, Client advocacy, Direct service provision, Service co-ordination

Principal Clients: Families, Substance abuse, Adults, HIV / AIDS, Men, Hard-to-house, Living with mental illness, Women, Youth, Other


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