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St. Mungo's core challenge is creating an environment of physical and psychological safety for female clients. Their new strategic plan aims to ensure that each of their female clients has a safe place to live and feels safe while receiving support...
St. Mungo's
This report describes the findings from a small-scale, exploratory, qualitative research project that explores reasons why some people return to sleeping rough after time off the streets. The research team identified four key areas for analysis:...
St. Mungo's
Floating support is provided in someone’s home, and helps them to manage their tenancy. People are linked up to a caseworker who will work with them to come up with a personalized plan. This research found that there has been a dramatic reduction in...
Homeless Link
The Outcomes Star is being adopted by numerous homelessness agencies, many of which have been supported to take up the approach by the London Housing Foundation and Triangle Consulting including: - Thames Reach - Single Homeless Project - St Mungo's...
Homeless Link
The Outcomes Star is designed to enable services to take an overview of their achievements by providing valuable data on the outcomes of service users. It opens the possibility of comparing outcomes for different types of service user (e.g. men and...
The Outcomes Star™ can provide outcomes data at four levels: For individual service users: the Star gives a snapshot of where they were on each outcome area when they joined the project and at each review – the difference between starting point and...
Ashley Coleman
As varying levels of government come to realize the extraordinary healthcare costs associated with homelessness, strategies for hospital discharge planning which focus on housing first approaches have become increasingly common. Effective models of...
Sarah Hutchinson, Anna Page
Evidence from St Mungo's Rebuilding Shattered Lives report shows homeless women, among the most traumatised and marginalised people in society, are being failed at a local and national level. Women who are homeless face exceptionally complicated and...
The charity St Mungo's Broadway has conducted the largest ever recorded survey of homeless people's literacy and numeracy skills by direct assessment. St Mungo's Broadway assessed 139 people and held 30 in-depth interviews with clients. They found...
The Outcomes Star is an approach used to measure change when working with vulnerable populations, particularly homeless people. The model was developed by Triangle Consulting, originally for St. Mungo’s Broadway, a UK charity dedicated to supporting...
Sara Burns, Kate Graham, Joy MacKeith
The Outcomes Star is a comprehensive tool for measuring the outcomes of work with homeless people. We recommend its use with homeless people. It was developed by Triangle Consulting, originally for St Mungo’s, and subsequently widely tested and...
Christine Coopera, Cameron Graham, Darlene Himickc
This paper examines the recent phenomenon of social impact bonds (SIBs). Social impact bonds are an attempt to marketize/financialize certain contemporary, intractable “social problems”, such as homelessness and criminal recidivism. SIBs rely on a...
St. Mungo's 2017