This webinar presents findings from the research project Revisioning Coordinated Access: Fostering Indigenous Best Practices Towards a Wholistic Systems Approach to Homelessness, conducted in Hamilton, Ontario. Presenters discuss the impact of coordinated access systems on Indigenous communities across Canada and highlight how Indigenous communities can shape the creation and implementation of coordinated access systems toward a more wholistic approach. Presenters also discuss the rationale and learnings from engaging in a collaborative process.
- Victoria Bomberry (Mohawk, Six Nations of the Grand River) – former Indigenous Systems Planner for the Indigenous Stream of Reaching Home (Hamilton)
- Cindy Sue Montana McCormack – Acting Executive Director of the Coalition of Hamilton Indigenous Leadership
- John Ecker – Director of Research and Evaluation, the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness
- Anika Mifsud – Former Post-Doctoral Fellow, the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness
MODERATOR: Samantha Restoule – National Indigenous Homelessness Coordinator at Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health