Reaching Home

Reaching Home

Funding and Sub-Projects

Reaching Home funding has been coming in 2 streams during the pandemic crisis: Base Funding, which is repeated on a yearly basis, and Covid-19 Funding.

The Covid-19 pandemic highlights housing inequality. Self-isolation requires a private place to call home. Even adequate social distancing requires personal space, or at least spacious locations for eating, sleeping and gathering. People experiencing homelessness often do not have access to this kind of space. The Reaching Home program has countered this situation with specific Covid-19 budget streams. This has meant additional calls for proposals and many additional funded projects.

Reaching Home Funding in the Yukon

2020 – 2021

Funding: $975,302.00

This includes a budget of $61,180 for a Community Capacity Initiative (CCI) to support data work and Coordinated Access in Whitehorse.

2021 – 2022

Base Funding: $1,136,618.00 (including CCI, as for 20-21). Additional Base Funding, approved by parliament in June 2021: $1,409,284.

Covid-19 Funding: $1, 864,940

2022 – 2024

At this time, $1,132,118 is available each year for projects running from April 1, 2022 to March 31, 2024. It is expected an additional allocation of Base Funding is forthcoming but the amount has yet to be confirmed.