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Homeless Profile in Chilliwack

Homeless Profile in Chilliwack

According to the FVRD survey, people living homeless in Canada at any given time will be comprised of several groups, including, but not limited to, persons with severe addictions and/or mental illness, families, seniors, children, youth, persons with disabilities, and aboriginals.

In Chilliwack, the gender distribution of homeless people surveyed breaks down into 62% males and 37% females and 1% transgender.

In terms of age, the single biggest proportion (26%) of homeless respondents in 2017, fell in the age category 50 years and older with a similar representation (22%) in the age category of 19 years and younger. The high proportion of homelessness youth is unique to Chilliwack in the context of FVRD communities included in this survey.

Figure 4 – Age of Surveyed Respondents