*Note: This course will not be monitored or offering certificates from December 18 - January 15, 2020*

Many Ways to Home is a course about the challenges of homelessness; specifically, homelessness in Abbotsford, B.C., Canada. The course focuses on the what, why, and how of homelessness; as well as, how to prevent and respond to homelessness.

Learning Objectives

  • The what, why, and how of homelessness
  • Challenges the homeless face
  • The power of a community coming together
  • The City of Abbotsford's Prevention and Response System
  • COVID-19 effect on food security and vulnerable people   

Lesson Breakdown

  • 4 Module Slideshows, Plus 1 Bonus Module
  • 5 Quizzes
  • 5 Discussion Posts 
  • 3 Homeless Strategy Videos
  • 1 Assignment and 1 Reflection


Upon completion you will be emailed a Many Ways to Home statement of completion certificate officiated by the University of the Fraser Valley and the City of Abbotsford.

Listen to the Podcast - Many Ways to Home 


  • Dr Cherie Enns - Registered Urban Planner, Associate Professor at UFV
  • Dena Kae Beno - Housing and Homelessness Coordinator, City of Abbotsford
  • Hayley Katan - Course Content Creator and Interviewer, UFV Student

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