Housing and Homelessness

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The City administers funding from the federal and provincial governments for affordable housing and homelessness. This involves:

  • agreements with the other orders of government.
  • preparing and administering requests for proposals when funding is available.
  • providing administrative support to the Community Housing Advisory Board, which makes recommendations to City Council on funding decisions.
  • preparation and monitoring of contracts to the organizations and developers in the community who implement and fund projects.

If you are experiencing homelessness, please contact Coordinated Entry to access services:  

Safe Harbour Society
5246 – 53 Avenue
Red Deer, AB T4N 5K2
Phone: 1-403-347-0181
E-mail: office@safeharboursociety.org

If you are facing eviction or at risk of homelessness, Prevention Services are available:

Red Deer Native Friendship Society
4808 51 Avenue
Red Deer, AB T4N 4H3
Phone: 1-403-340-0020
E-mail: friendship@rdnfs.com  

Bredin Centre for Learning
5010 – 43 Street
Red Deer, AB T4N 6H2
Phone: 1-587-273-0225
E-mail: reddeer@bredin.ca

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Plans and Reports

A list of all the Plans and Reports related to Housing and Homelessness.

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Coordinated Access

The coordinated access process (CAP) is a method of matching individuals experiencing chronic and episodic homelessness to a housing program that meets their needs.

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Rough Sleeper Camps

The City must maintain safe and enjoyable parks while also connecting rough sleepers to housing programs and supports.

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Point in Time Homeless Count

A coordinated event where volunteers count persons experiencing homelessness and ask them a number of questions to get a snapshot in time of those experiencing homelessness in the community.

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Success Stories

Read personal success stories of those working in or being assisted by Red Deer’s housing system.

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CHAB

The Community Housing Advisory Board acts as an advisor to Council on affordable housing, homelessness, services/activities related to the goal of ending homelessness, and funding allocation within the community.