Housing First

The principle of “Housing First” is that every person has the RIGHT to a safe and secure home.

Wabano’s Housing First Initiative helps First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples who are experiencing absolute or episodic homelessness.

The goal of Wabano’s Housing Initiative is to:

  • Assist First Nations, Métis and Inuit in finding affordable, safe and permanent housing.
  • Identify individual strengths and challenges and goal setting.
  • Provide culturally specific Aboriginal resources and education.

For more information please call Tina Slauenwhite at the coordinates below.


The Wabano Housing First Team:

Tina Slauenwhite – Housing First Director tslauenwhite@wabano.com ext. 203
Russ Halpin – Housing First Case Manager rhalpin@wabano.com ext. 239
Stanford Sinclair – Housing First Case Manager  ssinclair@wabano.com ext. 258
Ruston Fellows – Youth Housing First Case Manager  rfellows@wabano.com ext. 262
Shannon Reid – Youth Housing First Case Manager sreid@wabano.com ext. 360
Erin Hill – Housing First Crisis Outreach Worker ehill@wabano.com ext. 322
Frank Leaney – ASI Addictions Worker  fleaney@wabano.com ext. 259



Join us every Wednesday morning for Akwé:kon Skátne (Everyone Together).
Start date: Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Time: optional free breakfast @ 9:30am, group starts @ 10:00am
Location: Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health (299 Montreal Road, Ottawa)

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