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John Ecker, PhD, Tim Aubry, John Sylvestre
This article examines entries into homelessness among adults who identify as LGBTQ2S (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, two-spirit). Twenty LGBTQ2S adults who were currently or formerly homeless participated in one qualitative interview. ...
Nick Kerman, John Sylvestre, Alexia Pollilo
The objective of this paper is to critically review the methods used to study service use by homeless persons with mental illness, and discuss gaps in the evidence base and research implications. Searches were conducted of PsycINFO, MEDLINE, and...
John Sylvestre, Geoffrey Nelson, Annabelle Sabloff, Sarah Peddle
This article contrasts values associated with the delivery of housing programs for people with serious mental illness with the typical topics pertaining to housing that are studied by researchers. Six values were identified through a search and...
Tim Aubry, Stephanie Yamin, Jonathan Jetté, Danielle Nolin, John Sylvestre
This report presents the results of the second implementation evaluation of the At Home/Chez Soi project in Moncton completed from March to July 2012. The Moncton site is one of five projects initiated across Canada and funded by the Mental Health...
Geoffrey Nelson, John Sylvestre, Tim D. Aubry, Lindsey George, John Trainor
This research examined two premises of supported housing: (a) that consumer choice/control over housing and support and the quality of housing are important contributors to the subjective quality of life and adaptation to community living of people...
John Sylvestre, Lindsey George, Tim Aubry, Janet Durbin, Geoffrey Nelson, John Trainor
This article describes recent work to support recommendations for improving Ontario's system of housing for people with serious mental illness. This multifaceted project engaged stakeholders in discussions concerning strategies for improving...
Lindsey George, John Sylvestre, Tim Aubry, Janet Durbin, Geoff Nelson, Annabelle Sabloff, John Trainor
Supportive housing is the foundation of an effective community mental health system. Without good quality housing and appropriate support successful community living and recovery are not possible. Ontario is fortunate in having both a mature and an...
John Sylvestre, Geoffry Nelson, Janet Durbin, Lindsey George, Tim D. Aubry, Melanie Ollenberg
This paper discusses issues in the development of collaborative efforts among stakeholders in a community housing and support system dedicated to people with serious mental illness. Whereas community development efforts directed at localities are...
Tim Aubry, Rebecca Cherner, Jonathan Jetté, Jennifer Rae, Stephanie Yamin, John Sylvestre, Jimmy Bourque, Nancy McWilliams
Abstract The rental of housing units by landlords to participants in Housing First (HF) programs is critical to the success of these programs. Therefore, it is important to understand the experiences of landlords with having these...
John Sylvestre, Nick Kerman, Alexia Polio, Catherine M. Lee, Tim Aubry
<p>Compared to the wealth of research on single homeless adults, there is little known about homeless families. This paper describes a study of 75 homeless families in Ottawa, Ontario, conducted in 2012-2013. This sample of homeless families...
Michael Shapcott, Director, Housing and Innovation, Wellesley Institute A decade of changes in Ontario and beyond and a look to the future: Presentation PDF Researcher Presentation...
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Content Editorial Articles Nicholas Pleace and Joanne BrethertonThe Case for Housing First in the European Union: A Critical Evaluation of Concerns about Effectiveness Liz GosmeThe Europeanisation of Homelessness...
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Content Editorial Articles The Policing of a Homeless Shelter: Private Security Patrolling the Border of Eligibility Marja Elsinga Differential Treatments of Rental Home Seekers According to their Sociodemographic and Economic Status by Real Estate...