Homelessness Program

Reaching Home

The City of Abbotsford became a designated Community Entity under the Government of Canada’s Reaching Home program in April 2020. Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy is a community-based program aimed at preventing and reducing homelessness across Canada. As a designated Community Entity under the Reaching Home program, the City of Abbotsford receives ongoing funding between 2020-2024.

As a Community Entity, the City of Abbotsford is responsible for delivering the following programs and services:

  1. Establish a Community Advisory Board which will:
  2. Establish a Coordinated Access and Assessment System for the Community

Community Resources

The City of Abbotsford partners on the following initiatives as our response to homelessness in the community.