Who is involved?
We are the organizations and agencies in the Edmonton region that have committed to preserving and creating new affordable housing opportunities that benefit our whole community. Together, through education, empowerment and advocacy, we enable individuals, families and communities to thrive. Here’s who’s involved:
- Canadian Mental Health Association, Edmonton Region – promoting mental health and supporting the resilience and recovery of people affected by mental illness
- Capital Region Housing – improving the well-being of children and families in our communities through a continuum of quality, affordable housing options, social supports and partnerships
- Capital Region Interfaith Housing Initiative – 23 different faith communities working together to address the issues of homelessness and need for affordable housing in our community
- City of Edmonton believes that safe, adequate and affordable housing is fundamental to the physical, economic and social well-being of individuals, families and communities. The City's resources include information on housing programs and responding to homelessness in our community.
- Chinese Benevolent Association – uniting Edmonton Chinese residents to achieve projects beneficial for the Chinese community of Edmonton
- Edmonton Coalition on Housing and Homelessness – promoting awareness, advocating, and taking action on housing issues to enhance community life
- End Poverty Edmonton - is a community-based initiative aimed at advancing a vision of shared prosperity for all, where every Edmontonian has an equal opportunity to live, work, participate and thrive
- Greater Edmonton Foundation - Alberta's largest provider of affordable housing options focused on improving the quality of life for seniors living in Edmonton.
- Habitat for Humanity Edmonton – mobilizing volunteers and community partners in building affordable housing and promoting home ownership as a means to breaking the cycle of poverty
- Homeward Trust Edmonton – applying a community-based approach toward the goal of ending homelessness in Edmonton
- Leduc Foundation – providing high quality, affordable housing and services to seniors, individuals, and families of modest means in Leduc County
- Meridian Foundation – providing a variety of senior housing options, including supportive housing, affordable housing and independent living
- Métis Capital Housing Corporation – providing affordable, quality homes to Alberta’s Métis and Aboriginal peoples
- The Pillar Senior Citizen Society – dedicated to improving the quality of life of senior citizens residing in the Westlawn Courts seniors’ facility
- St. Albert Housing Society – providing safe, affordable housing options and services to individuals and families of modest means, and dedicated to expanding the capacity of affordable housing options in St. Albert
- Youth Empowerment & Support Services YESS – providing shelter, safety, and hope to youth facing difficult realities
- YMCA of Northern Alberta – creating life-enhancing opportunities for the growth and development of all people in spirit, mind and body through a variety of community programming and services