Journeys Home: Tracking the most vulnerable
Rosanna Scutella, Yi-Ping Tseng, Mark Wooden
LONGITUDINAL AND LIFE COURSE STUDIES | SOC LONGITUDINAL & LIFE COURSE STUDIES | Published : 2017
In 2010 the Australian Government commissioned The Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research at the University of Melbourne to undertake “Journeys Home (JH): A Longitudinal Study of the Factors Affecting Housing Stability”. The broad aim of JH was to improve the understanding of, and policy responses to, the diverse social, economic and personal factors related to homelessness and the risk of becoming homeless. Importantly, JH is one of the first longitudinal studies of homeless people that both draws it sample from a wide population and includes people who are vulnerable to homelessness. This paper provides a brief summary of the JH survey, discussing its aims, survey desi..View full abstract
This paper uses data from the Journeys Home study, which was initiated and funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services (DSS), and is managed by the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research (Melbourne Institute). The findings and views in this paper should not however be attributed to either the DSS or the Melbourne Institute.