Raising the Roof provides national leadership on long-term solutions to homelessness through partnership and collaboration with diverse stakeholders, investment in local communities, and public education. We work towards a day when all Canadians have access to a safe and stable home, with the support to achieve their potential. Read more about our mission, vision and values. Learn about our history and successes. Meet our incredible team. Find out more about our community Partner Agencies. Our New Strategic Directions Every 3-4 years, we update our Strategic Directions. These directions guide the work of the organization, while all the time aligning with our vision, mission, and values. Our new Strategic Directions include three primary focal areas: Prevention: Become a national LEADER in homelessness prevention. Education and Engagement: LEAD public education and engagement on issues and solutions related to preventing homelessness. Local Community Support: PARTNER to deliver proven programs that will prevent homelessness.