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Daniel Poremski, Rob Whitley, Eric Latimer
Background: The rate of unemployment among homeless people is estimated to exceed 80%. A high prevalence of mental illness partially explains this figure, but few studies about the relationship between employment and homelessness have focused on...
Daniel Poremski, Rob Whitley, and Eric Latimer
The developing literature on supported employment for people who have a mental illness and recent history of homelessness has yet to explore the relationship between clients and their employment specialists. The objective of the present article is...
Daniel Poremski, Jino Distasio, Stephen W. Hwang, Eric Latimer
Objectives Research suggests that homeless people with mental illness may have difficulty obtaining employment and disability benefits. Our study provides a comprehensive description of sources of income and employment rates in a large Canadian...
Daniel Poremski, Vicky Stergiopoulos, Erika Braithwaite, Jino Distasio, Rosane Nisenbaum, Eric Latimer
Housing First is emerging as an evidence-based practice for housing and supporting people who are homeless and have a mental illness. The objective of this study was to determine whether Housing First increases the odds of obtaining competitive...
Denise Lamanna, Vicky Stergiopoulos, Janet Durbin, Patricia O'Campo, Daniel Poremski, Joshua Tepper
Promoting timely and continuous care for people experiencing homelessness has been a challenge in many jurisdictions, plagued by access barriers and service fragmentation. As part of a larger programme evaluation, this study used qualitative methods...
Nicole Kozloff, Carol E. Adair, Luis I. Palma Lazgare, Daniel Poremski, Amy H. Cheung, Rebeca Sandu, Vicky Stergiopoulos
Background and Objectives: "Housing First" has been shown to improve housing stability in homeless individuals with mental illness, but had not been empirically tested in homeless youth. We aimed to evaluate the effect of "Housing First" on housing...
Patricia O’Campo, Stephen W Hwang, Agnes Gozdzik, Andrée Schuler, Vered Kaufman-Shriqui, Daniel Poremski, Luis Ivan Palma Lazgare, Jino Distasio, Slimane Belbraouet, Sindi Addorisio
Individuals experiencing homelessness are particularly vulnerable to food insecurity. The At Home/Chez Soi study provides a unique opportunity to first examine baseline levels of food security among homeless individuals with mental illness and...