Winter Survival Kits for The Compass
Help keep Port Credit, Mississauga’s homeless warm this winter
In the past few months, there has been a marked increase of Compass clients who have become homeless. This has been due mainly to the risk of cost of rents and housing. Currently, more than 60 clients of The Compass are living in the precarious situations, and 27 clients are living on the streets With the increase in rent in the area, families and individuals are being forced onto the streets
Some newly-homeless clients of The Compass have expressed anxiety surrounding the season ahead. Many of these individuals and families do not know how they will survive this winter without a roof over their heads. The Compass clients who have experienced the harsh reality of homelessness already know that winter is a life-or-death battle and they are dreading the months ahead.