Hidden homelessness growing in York Region

October 31st, 2015|Categories: Articles|

Read the full article at The Toronto Star. Download the print-friendly PDF here. Who could possibly be homeless in York Region? The vast area comprising nine municipalities north of Toronto appears to be a blueprint for suburban affluence; families live in large homes with two-car garages, grassy backyards and good schools and shopping just a short drive away. Dave Rogers was homeless in York Region. So were 30 other men who jammed Porter Place in East Gwillimbury — York Region’s only men’s shelter — to capacity the day Rogers showed up in the fall of 2010. Hooked on alcohol and [...]