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Stephen Gaetz, Bill O'Grady
The objective of this research was to provide a preliminary assessment, based on data collected in Ontario and British Columbia, of the relationship between incarceration, prison re-entry and homelessness. Independently, these issues have been...
Sean Kidd, Larry Davidson
Homeless youth present significant challenges both to youth workers and policy makers seeking to develop better prevention and intervention strategies. This chapter provides an overview of the issues and presents an argument for researchers and...
K. Bruce Newbold
The literature tends to treat immigrant settlement, health, housing, and homelessness as separate agendas. Yet, given that immigrants generally experience declining health on arrival, poor health may lead to homelessness. Conversely, appropriate...
Gemma Findlay
Abstract Background: Homeless individuals have increased vulnerability to hospital admission, mortality, mental health difficulties and substance misuse. Recent research has also identified an increased prevalence of traumatic brain injury (TBI)....
Julian Freidin
Developed countries generally hold the view that both homelessness and mental illness are problems worthy of consideration and policy development. Exploring how different societies understand the causes and relationships of these two problems might...
The City of Calgary
City of Calgary - Fast Facts on Affordable Housing and Homelessness Quick Links to Affordable Housing and Homelessness Resources This document provides a list of organizations with research information on affordable housing and homelessness....
Tammy W. Tam, Cheryl Zlotnick, Kimberly Bradley
With high rates of psychiatric and substance use problems, homeless women need a wide variety of services. This study, focusing on homeless women with and without symptoms of mental illness, examined the association of predisposing, enabling, and...
G. Pluck, K.H. Lee, R. David, D.C. Macleod, S.A. Spence
This study sought to describe levels of traumatic childhood events in a sample of homeless individuals and to assess the contribution of traumatic events to neurobehavioural traits (measured with the Frontal Systems Behaviour Scale, FrSBe) and...
Naomi Nichols
This chapter begins with an overview of current research, which points to a relationship between child protection services and youth homelessness. I describe how child protection services in Canada are organized structurally, focusing on...
Naomi Nichols
Responding to Youth Homelessness: A Systems Approach Learning Series - Session #3 Keynote: Naomi Nichols, Applied Scientist, Hospital for Sick Children In the third session of this Learning Series, Naomi Nichols illustrates the...
Valérie Bertrand
This paper focuses on the experience of a mediation group in a writing workshop with homeless persons. Individual expression reveals the position of a subject and social actor in a group. The objective consists in repairing a failing social contract...
Pieta Woolley
Pieta Woolley reports on solutions to breaking the link between foster care and youth homelessness for Tyee Solutions Society. This series was produced by Tyee Solutions Society in collaboration with Tides Canada Initiatives (TCI), with funding from...
Violence against women is a brutal manifestation of gender inequality and a serious violation of human rights. One in three women (33 %) in the EU has experienced physical and/or sexual violence was after the age of 15. Increasing attention is paid...
Jane Topolovec-Vranic; Naomi Ennis; Donna Ouchterlony; Michael D. Cusimano; Angela Colantonio; Stephen W. Hwang; Pia Kontos; Vicky Stergiopoulos; Lisa Brenner
Purpose: To disseminate the proceedings of a 1-day multidisciplinary stakeholder workshop aimed at examining the inter-relationship between traumatic brain injury (TBI) and homelessness. Methods: Thirty-seven stakeholders participated in the...
Richard Sinatra, Robert Eschenauer
The presented study investigated the effects of a four-week academic and activity – enriched summer program on vocabulary development and writing achievement of homeless children residing in traditional shelter facilities. When compared to controls...