As part of Reaching Home funding requirements, both Nanaimo and Cowichan will develop a
Coordinated Access System (CAS) to streamline the way individuals and families experiencing (or at risk of) homelessness can access services.
What is Coordinated Access?
Coordinated Access Systems are a process through which people are provided access to housing and supports based on a standardized intake process and needs assessment. CAS will improve efficiency, and connect people in need to supports and referrals sooner.
The Government of Canada has identified 4 key objectives of Coordinated Access:
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