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Paul Flatau, Kaylene Zaretzky
The effectiveness of homelessness programs measures the extent to which such programs improve the outcomes of those they assist while the cost-effectiveness of programs sets these outcomes relative to the net cost of delivering services. Cost...
Monica Thielking, Louise La Sala, Paul Flatau
Young people entering homelessness often do so while still at school. This study explores Australian teachers’ and other student support staff perspectives of the experiences of students who are running away from home, the barriers to student help-...
Kaylene Zaretzky, Elizabeth Conroy, Marlee Bower, Paul Flatau, Lucy Burns
The MISHA project provided housing support and wrap around services to a group of 74 men who, prior to entering the project, were chronically homeless. The project was provided by Mission Australia and was made possible by philanthropic funding....
Paul Flatau, Monica Thielking, David MacKenzie, Adam Steen
This is the first national Australian longitudinal study investigating the economic, personal and social costs of youth homelessness over time across a broad range of locations. Too many young Australians are without any form of safe and secure...
Vivienne Milligan, Kath Hulse, Hal Pawson, Paul Flatau, Edgar Liu
Governments in Australia and internationally have increasingly been turning to third sector (i.e. ‘not-for-profit’ non-government) organisations to deliver social services including health, education, and community services. This has included...
Paul Flatau, Kaylene Zaretzky, Lisa Wood, Darja Miscenko
This report is one of three reports to be released as part of an AHURI Inquiry into the funding and delivery of programs to reduce homelessness. It provides evidence from the Australian Homelessness Funding and Delivery Survey of how services...
Elizabeth Whittaker, Timothy Dobbins, Wendy Swift, Paul Flatau, Lucinda Burns
Objective:  To determine whether two Housing First configurations (scattered site [SS] versus congregated site [CS]) are associated with different health-related outcomes. Methods:  This ecological study employed a longitudinal, quantitative design...
David MacKenzie, Sean McNelis, Paul Flatau, kylie valentine, Ami Seivwright
This report is one of three reports which form part of an AHURI Inquiry into the funding and delivery of programs to reduce homelessness. It provides evidence from case studies of homelessness services into how services supporting those experiencing...
Kaylene Zaretzky, Paul Flatau, Bridget Spicer, Elizabeth Conroy, Lucy Burns
Existing research demonstrates that mean health care costs incurred by those experiencing homelessness are high. However, high mean health care costs mask the fact that a sizeable number of people experiencing homelessness incur low costs and that...
David MacKenzie, Paul Flatau, Adam Steen, Monica Thielking
This is the first national Australian longitudinal study investigating the economic, personal and social costs of youth homelessness over time across a broad range of locations. Too many young Australians are without any form of safe and secure...
Paul Flatau, Elizabeth Conroy, Anne Clear, Lucy Burns
The study is concerned with developing a typology of integration, scoping the need for, and current existence of, integration in Australia, and providing indicative findings on the effectiveness of integration involving homeless people with mental...
Elizabeth Conroy, Marlee Bower, Paul Flatau, Kaylene Zaretzky, Tony Eardley, Lucy Burns
The MISHA model is based on a Housing First approach which is a recent and successful policy response from the US that aims to reduce chronic homelessness. It is distinct from older, and many argue, less successful continuum of care ‘treatment first...
Elizabeth Whittaker, Wendy Swift, Paul Flatau, Timothy Dobbins, Olivia Schollar-Root, Lucinda Burns
Background This protocol describes a study evaluating two ‘Housing First’ programs, Platform 70 and Common Ground, presently being implemented in the inner-city region of Sydney, Australia. The Housing First approach prioritises housing individuals...
Elizabeth Whittaker, Paul Robert Flatau, Wendy Swift, Timothy A. Dobbins, Lucinda Burns
Objective: This study compared changes in criminal justice contact, quality of life, and social connectedness over a 12-month follow-up period between participants in two Housing First configurations (scattered site [SS] and...
Lisa Wood, Paul Flatau, Kaylene Zaretzky, Sarah Foster, Shannen Vallesi, Darja Miscenko
This report addresses the question of whether health service use and health service costs fall as a consequence of supported entry to public housing for formerly homeless people and those at risk of homelessness. It also examines the health and...