ARDN Initiatives

Alberta Rural Coalition on Housing and Homelessness (ARCH2)

Creating Rural Connections

Through Education

Alberta Rural Coalition on Housing and Homelessness (ARCH2)

The ARCH2 is a multi-sectoral, province-wide coalition that was formed to address the challenges of housing and homelessness in rural Alberta. The coalition works to ensure common issues are identified, information is shared and appropriate solutions are implemented to serve individuals that are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless. It has representation from each geographical area of rural Alberta, and from a variety of stakeholder groups. Membership is inclusive and will grow as awareness increases. Specific to the issues of rural homelessness and housing, this coalition:

  • Identifies common issues and their solutions, and creates a collective voice to address those issues.
  • Improves public awareness and education.
  • Improves data collection (statistics) in rural communities so that the volume and issues around rural housing and homelessness can be better understood.
  • Identifies best practice models that work in a rural setting and shares that information with all rural communities.
  • Creates information-sharing opportunities, including best practices, existing resources, in-person networking opportunities for rural stakeholders.

For more information please contact: Jonn Kmech, Program Manager - 780.862.8118 / programs@ardn.ca

ARDN




Events

License Key Error.
[Running in limited mode] [Help]

October 2017
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31 1 2 3 4

Go To Full Calendar


Recent News

Alberta releases short-term employment forecast
Alberta has released a short-term employment forecast, covering job prospects for the years 2014–2016. The report identifies 31 professions that the province expects to be...

Read More ›

Rural homelessness
Homelessness is a hidden issue in Alberta’s rural communities; the provincial government’s ten year strategy to end homelessness focuses on the seven major urban centres,...

Read More ›

NLC receives funding for mobile trades training
Northern Lakes College has been given $3.05 million in funding from Alberta’s Ministry of Innovation and Advanced Education for Mobile Trades Training facilities....

Read More ›

Accepting Applications: Community Capacity Building Initiative
The Becoming a Community Builder initiative is accepting applications for the Fall of 2014.  16 regions across Alberta and over 3000 people have...

Read More ›

AAMDC 2014 Scholarship Program
The AAMDC Scholarship Program is designed to encourage young rural Albertans to pursue further education, and thereby enhance the ability of these young people to make...

Read More ›


Newsletter

You can view our latest newsletters or subscribe below.

View Newsletters ›Subscribe ›


Twitter