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July 26, 2021

Keeping connected with our community!

In this Report to the Community, you will read about the tenacity and strength of Phoenix youth through the pandemic, and learn how Phoenix continued to provide much needed support during this challenging time.

We hope you enjoy reading this year's report!

March 24, 2021

Phoenix stands in solidarity against anti-Asian racism and we strongly denounce racist and violent attacks against Asians in Canada and around the world. Please read our full statement below.

March 09, 2021

In 2020, Phoenix contracted Ren Thomas, Urban Consulting and Research to better understand the housing crisis in the Halifax region for youth and to study promising housing models for potential development as part of the Bedrock Project.

The Housing for Youth Research and Modelling Study draws on information from youth at various stages in their housing journey, housing and housing service providers from across Canada, Phoenix staff, and grey literature from a variety of sources to clearly paint the current housing picture and identify potential paths forward.

November 21, 2020

In recognition of the 20th anniversary of National Housing Day (November 22, 2020), shelter providers Adsum for Women & Children, Out of the Cold Community Association, Phoenix Youth Programs, and Shelter Nova Scotia are jointly issuing a statement on the current state of housing in our community.