Nelson Committee on Homelessness releases 9th annual homelessness report card

The 2017 Nelson Committee on Homelessness report card draws focus to mental health and substance use issues, as well as the stark fact 1 in 5 Canadians have a mental health issue, with concurrent substance use a challenge for 50% of them. The report also links homelessness in Nelson to the ongoing provincial housing crisis, and the impact the opioid crisis is having on the city.

Read the report card