Canadians living in poverty are increasingly vulnerable. Today, about 3.4 million Canadians, including over 622,000 children live in poverty. Many living in poverty often face a cycle of recidivism – where they move from crisis to crisis and remain vulnerable. Pathway of Hope focuses on identifying and addressing root cause issues for people living in poverty. It is a high impact strengths-based case management approach to providing targeted services to people with a desire to take action to break the cycle of crisis and vulnerability.
Through Pathway of Hope intensive individualized supports are given for participants to achieve short and long term goals. The approach has been designed for The Salvation Army and is suitable for use in several different service contexts. It is rooted in integrated mission using partnership and intentional care to build and transform community. Through dedication and focus Pathway of Hope allows The Salvation Army to increase our impact with existing resources.