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All-Party Parliamentary Group for Ending Homelessness
Across Great Britain, tens of thousands of households approach local authorities for support with homelessness. The number of cases of all forms of homelessness has risen in England, while remaining steady in Scotland, though the number of people in...
Charlene K. Baker, Kris A. Billhardt, Joseph Warren, Chiquita Rollins, Nancy E. Glass
Evidence suggests that domestic violence is among the leading causes of housing instability (including homelessness) nationally for women and children. This paper focuses on housing policies and practices that may inadvertently make it more...
Domestic violence was named as a primary cause of homelessness in nine of the 25 cities surveyed by the U.S. Conference of Mayors in 2003. Anecdotal accounts from legal service providers and other advocates support these statistics, suggesting that...
I was abused by my ex partner, who is also my children’s father, for ten and a half years. I had four children with him - Angela, Rosalie, Mike, and Jackson. I was beat all throughout my first pregnancy, and as a result my girl Angela was born a...
Amber Clough, Jessica Draughon, Veronica Njie-Carr, Chiquita Rollins, Nancy Glass
Research indicates that the need for safe housing and the economic resources to maintain safe housing are two of the most pressing concerns among abused women who are planning to or have recently left abusers. Intimate partner violence (IPV) is...
Kathleen Guarino, Phoebe Soares, Kristina Konnath, Rose Clervil, Ellen L. Bassuk
This toolkit provides information for homeless services providers about integrating trauma-informed care principles into their organizations. This toolkit was developed to address the high prevalence of trauma amongst those experiencing homelessness...
1.1: Ending Family Homelessness: An Overview This workshop will provide an overview of the research, policies, andlocal program innovations that are transforming the nation’s response tofamily homelessness. It is an ideal...
Ken Kraybill, Sharon Morrison
While PATH providers often do not have medical training, they regularly encounter consumers who face health issues. This section of Assessing Health, Promoting Wellness provides an introduction to trauma. The unexpected loss of a loved one, a car...
The National Alliance's 2013 National Conference on Ending Homelessness was held on July22-24, 2013. A selection of the presentation material is available here. Changing the Terms: How Communities are Leveraging Health Care for PSH Capacity...
Rapid re-housing has become an increasingly important tool in a community’s response to homelessness. The model has shown success on the individual level – helping households exit homelessness and not return to shelter. Additionally, it has helped...
The National Center on Family Homelessness
The prevalence of traumatic stress in the lives of families experiencing homelessness is extraordinarily high. Often these families have experienced on-going trauma throughout their lives in the form of childhood abuse and neglect, domestic violence...
The government aims to provide shelter facilities under its social welfare schemes to those who fall in the category of the homeless, as per the official Census definition. In 2010, through the intervention of special commissioners, the issue of...