Informed by local need and coordinated data, and centered around end user experiences, Medicine Hat has a full range of services available to people at risk of homelessness, experiencing homelessness, and exiting homelessness. This video describes the various programs available to support individuals and their unique circumstances.
Based on a housing first philosophy, Medicine Hat has taken a systems approach to this complex challenge. The homeless-serving system uses foundational principles, putting the priority on the person’s needs and experiences above all. This video introduces these principles and Medicine Hat's robust system of care for serving those at risk or experiencing homelessness.
The Fair Entry program offered by the City of Medicine Hat helps qualifying low-income families access things like: Utility relief, Recreation user fee assistance, Esplanade education programs, and Medicine Hat Transit discount. Click here for full details.