ENDING LONG-TERM HOMELESSNESS PERMANENTLY: HOW TO MAKE EFFECTIVE LINKS BETWEEN HOUSING AND LONG-TERM SUPPORT

Grant number: LP140100168 | Funding period: 2015 - 2017

Completed

Abstract

Australian services for homeless people typically provide short to medium-term assistance and accommodation. This approach struggles to meet the complex needs of the long-term homeless. Recently there has been considerable government investment in new approaches to end long-term homelessness, but evidence supporting the efficacy of these approaches is limited. This project builds on a four year Randomised Controlled Trial of the Journey to Social Inclusion pilot-program which was designed to end long-term homelessness. The project aims to track participants for an additional two years. The research aims to provide new knowledge on what practices and factors generate positive outcomes and wha..

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