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Stephen Metraux, Dennis P. Culhane
This paper examines the incidence of and interrelationships between shelter use and reincarceration among a cohort of 48,424 persons who were released from New York State prisons to New York City in 1995-1998. Results show that, within two years of...
Stephen Metraux, Steven Marcus, Dennis Culhane
OBJECTIVE: The study examined changes in the use of shelters in New York City by mentally ill persons with a history of homelessness who received housing placements through the New York-New York (NY/NY) housing initiative between 1990 and 1999 and...
Aileen Rothbard, Stephen Metraux, Michael Blank
Objective: To assist in developing public policy about the feasibility of HIV prevention in community mental health settings, the cost of care was estimated for four groups of adults who were eligible to receive Medicaid: persons with serious mental...
Stephen Metraux, Jay Bainbridge, Dennis P. Culhane
This study examines mortality among New York City (NYC) homeless shelter users, assessing the relationships between mortality hazard and time in shelter, patterns of homelessness, and subsequent housing exits for both adults in families and single...
Ann Elizabeth Montgomery, Stephen Metraux, Dennis Culhane
During recent years, the need to consider effective and innovative ways to prevent and end homelessness among individuals with serious mental illness has been abetted by an increased and more sophisticated understanding of the composition of the...
Ann Elizabeth Montgomery, Stephen Metraux, Dennis Culhane
During recent years, the need to consider effective and innovative ways to prevent and end homelessness among individuals with serious mental illness has been abetted by an increased and more sophisticated understanding of the composition of the...
Dennis Culhane, Stephen Poulin, Lorlene Hoyt, Stephen Metraux
The use of public shelters in Philadelphia was examined both before and after the implementation of Act 35, Pennsylvania’s response to the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996. Univariate interrupted time-series...
Stephen R. Poulin, Marcella Maguire, Stephen Metraux, Dennis P. Culhane
Recent research has demonstrated how persons with serious mental illness who are chronically homeless incur substantial service use costs. Services examined include homelessness services (shelter and outreach), general health care, mental health...
David Webb, Jennifer Culhane, Stephen Metraux, Jessica Robbins, Dennis Culhane
Pregnancy and the responsibilities of caring for children create additional barriers for low-income women and families seeking adequate and affordable housing, yet few studies have assessed the relative risk or prevalence of homelessness among...
Stephen. Metraux, Dennis P. Culhane, David S. Mandell
This study examined whether children who become homeless differ from other low-income children in their mental health service use before and after their first homeless episode, and to what extent homelessness is associated with an increased...
Stephen Metraux and Trevor Hadley Dennis P. Culhane
This article assesses the impact of public investment in supportive housing for homeless persons with severe mental disabilities. Data on 4,679 people placed in such housing in New York City between 1989 and 1997 were merged with data on the...
Jung Min Park, Stephen Metraux, Dennis P. Culhane
This study determined the prevalence of childhood experiences with child welfare supervision and placement among a cohort of 11,401 young sheltered homeless adults and assessed the associations between this prior involvement with child welfare...
Dennis P. Culhane , Stephen Metraux, Thomas Byrne
Prevention has long been cited as an important part of any strategy to end homelessness. Nonetheless, effective prevention initiatives have proven difficult to implement in practice. The lack of a prevention-oriented policy framework has resulted in...