Promising Practices across Canada for Housing Women who are Older and Fleeing Abuse does not offer best practices. Rather, it offers promising practices, a step towards producing best practices. Sharing knowledge and starting a conversation about lived experience and strategies to emulate, explore, adapt and evaluate promising practices. Over time, best practices will develop and be determined by women working to end violence against women.
Promising Practices across Canada for Housing Women who are Older and Fleeing Abuse will benefit organizations that have developed or are developing safe, supportive housing specifically for women who are older. As well, Promising Practices will assist those who are exploring how to adapt their programs to be more responsive and inclusive of women who are older. Ultimately, women who are older will benefit from these promising practices, which reflects women’s stories, honours their experiences, both positive and negative, and their views on what is working and why.