Built for Zero – Canada (BFZ-C)

Built For Zero Canada (BFZ-C) is a national program helping communities end chronic and veteran homelessness. This program is a first step to eliminating all homelessness in Canada. It uses a structured data driven approach focused on improving local homelessness systems, through the use of proven practices that drives the continuous improvement of policies and programs. 

Northumberland County has been collecting data and reporting this monthly to Built for Zero Canada for the last two years. We are currently working with improvement advisors to figure out how to best create a quality By Name List of people experiencing homelessness in Northumberland County and a quality coordinated access system. The goal is to help improve our local system response to addressing the needs of people who are experiencing housing instability and homelessness in our community.