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Help Age International, UNHCR
With this report, HelpAge and UNHCR aim to cast light on the challenges and risks faced by older persons on the move so that actions are taken to ensure they are not left behind.
Kirby, G. Nicholas Braucht, Ellen Brown, Sigmund Krane, Mary McCann, Nancy VandeMark
Background: The PROUD Homelessness Prevention Project of Arapahoe House, Inc., in Denver, Colorado, uses a pair or dyad of case managers to address the individualized client needs of a target population characterized chiefly by chronic utilization...
There are a number of rules to help ensure the smooth running of the Rights of Passage Program. In many cases, these also support the Covenant House International principles of Sanctuary and Structure. Rules are created to match youth where they are...
Train for Trades uses an Intensive Support Model (ISM) to provide 24/7 support to existing (and past) participants. During the day, support is provided by the Youth Support Worker on the job site and by the Youth Supports Coordinator as needed for...
Youth-serving social agencies, and indeed, many social service organizations often look at clients as “people with problems”. Staff ask “what’s wrong with this person?” or “How can I fix this person?” The point of origin in service-delivery is...
It is important to acknowledge the experience of Indigenous people in Canada if we are to truly end youth homelessness, particularly in light of their consistent overrepresentation in vulnerable populations. Indigenous homelessness is notably...
Prioritize engagement with the following government departments and system partners. Note that depending on your local community, the departments will differ and the functions may be delivered through varying levels of governments. You should ensure...
Benissa E. Salem, Jordan Kwon, Masha Ames
Homeless service providers (HSPs) are on the frontlines of caring for the most vulnerable populations to help them navigate out of homelessness and access health and social services. The purpose of this qualitative study was to understand, from the...
Point Source Youth's first National Symposium on Solutions to End Youth Homelessness convened 300+ stakeholders and 55 speakers—federal and city government officials and policymakers, nonprofit leaders, youth advocates, funders, and researchers in...