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Rosa Soloria, Norweeta Milburn
The Expanded Behavioral Model for Vulnerable Populations was used to examine the predisposing, enabling, and need factors associated with mental health service use in a homeless adolescent sample. Among all youth, 32% perceived a need for help with...
Jennifer Garner
Rural organizations play an important role in combating the effects of the recession by working to provide affordable housing for an increased number of people. Due to high need, many rural organizations without prior housing development experience...
Advocacy entails a set of coordinated strategic activities that aim to bring about a desired and lasting political change, and is most effective when adapted to the specific context in focus. It helps accord importance to certain critical issues...
National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH)
People who are chronically homeless have experienced homelessness for at least a year – or repeatedly – while struggling with a disabling condition such as a serious mental illness, substance use disorder, or physical disability. Permanent...
Roger Weisberg, Pamela Harris, Frances Reid, Edward Rosenstein
From the series POV (Point of View) comes this documentary on what it means to work and still be close to homelessness.     ""Waging a Living," puts a human face on the growing economic squeeze that is forcing millions of workers into the ranks of...
This report identifies existing contact persons and agencies, with the goal of increased coordination among them and stimulate further development of community-based resources such as housing development corporations and advocacy agencies. The...
This is a ten year plan to end homelessness in San Francisco. The plan makes recommendations for the housing-first model, employment assistance, permanent supportive housing, phasing down shelters and transitional housing, a new service delivery...
Rani Desai, Robert Rosenheck, Vincent Agnello
This study looks into the prevalence of Hepatitis C in Homeless Veterans living in Massachusetts. Objective: This study measures the prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infection in a sample of homeless veterans treated in a Domiciliary Care for...
Patricia Popp, Jennifer Lilliston, James Stronge
NCHE, in collaboration with The College of William and Mary, developed the Local Homeless Education Liaison Toolkit to orient liaisons to their responsibilities and to the 2001 McKinney-Vento Act. The College of William and Mary staff conducted a...
Randall Kuhn, Dennis Culhane
This study tests a typology of homelessness using administrative data on public shelter use in New York City (1988–1995) and Philadelphia (1991–1995). Cluster analysis is used to produce three groups (transitionally, episodically, and chronically...
Martha Burt, John Hedderson, Janine M. Zweig, Mary Ortiz, Laudan Aron, Sabrina Johnson
The basis of this comprehensive document is extensive research in seven U.S. cities that demonstrated a commitment and a community-wide approach to reducing chronic street homelessness. It documents effective strategies and measures of effectiveness...
Brendan O'Flaherty
Mentally ill people turned out of institutions, crack-cocaine use on the rise, more poverty, public housing a shambles: as attempts to explain homelessness multiply so do the homeless--and we still don't know why. The first full-scale economic...
J. Curtis McMillen, Jayne Tucker
Assessed exit status of older Missouri youths leaving out-of-home care. Found that most exited in unplanned ways, without employment or high school diploma. The most common living arrangement was with relatives. The number of placements and high...
Ellen Weissman, Nancy Covell, Mara Kushner, Julie Irwin, Susan Essock
Formerly homeless mentally ill veterans are at an important crossroads when they move from living in an institutional setting such as a shelter or supportive residential facility to independent living. We hypothesized that peer advisors, veterans...
This manual was developed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to help case managers and others assist adults who are homeless, especially adults who are homeless and have serious mental illnesses, apply for the...