Tag Archives: Homelessness

Research briefing discusses cost of youth homelessness in Australia

The Centre for Social Impact has released a research briefing entitled, The cost of youth homelessness in Australia (PDF 1.7MB). The study, “reveals that that preventing young people from becoming homeless by strengthening and integrating school and youth services at … Continue reading

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US research brief examines families and homelessness

A research brief published by the United States Department of Health and Human Services entitled, Are homeless families connected to the social safety net? (PDF 60kb) showed that, “sheltered homeless families access public benefits at rates equal to or greater … Continue reading

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Sacred Heart Mission media release announces development of second stage of Journey to Social Inclusion Program

In a media release entitled, Victorian Government announces funding of Australia’s most targeted program to end long-term homelessness (PDF 78kb), the Sacred heart Mission had announced the development of the second stage of its homelessness program. A randomised control trial … Continue reading

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Article discusses need to strengthen evidence base for homelessness youth foyer models

The article, A critical examination of the youth foyer model for alleviating homelessness : strengthening a promising evidence base, (PDF 335kb) argues that there is a, “need to raise the quality of the existing evidence of the youth foyer model, … Continue reading

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AHURI bulletin reports on Australian research on entries and exits from homelessness

The Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute have published a research and policy bulletin entitled, Better understanding entries and exits from homelessness (PDF 365kb). Key findings included the fact that, “among disadvantaged Australians the risk of homelessness is higher among people with … Continue reading

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Report examines homelessness prevention in older CALD communities

The report, At risk of homelessness : preventing homelessness in older culturally and linguistically diverse communities (PDF 2.5MB) has been released. The paper, prepared by Housing for the Aged Action Group and Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria, includes discussion on … Continue reading

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IPPR report examines pathways in and out of unsupported accommodation

The Institute for Public Policy Research in the UK have produced the report, Nowhere fast : the journey in and out of unsupported temporary accommodation (PDF 5MB). The report provides examples of how changes to policy and service provision can … Continue reading

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AIHW releases report examining the relationship between domestic violence and homelessness and specialist homelessness services usage

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has released the report, Domestic and family violence and homelessness 2011–12 to 2013–14. The report, “explores for the first time the various characteristics of those people experiencing domestic and family violence who presented … Continue reading

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AIHW releases report on Specialist homelessness services 2014–15

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has released the report, Specialist homelessness services 2014–15. The report, “describes the characteristics of clients of specialist homelessness services, the services requested, outcomes achieved, and unmet requests for services during 2014–15.”

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AIHW releases key findings related to domestic and family violence and homelessness services

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has released key findings related to, Domestic and family violence and homelessness 2011–12 to 2013–14. Included amongst  the key findings was the fact that, “family and domestic violence clients were more likely than other … Continue reading

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