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While Train for Trades does not have a formal housing component included in the program, Choices for Youth offers various forms of housing support including a shelter for young men and various transitional housing programs. If a youth identifies...
Beth Watts, Janice Blenkinsopp
Supported Lodgings schemes provide young people with a room of their own in the home of a vetted and trained private household, with support to the ‘host’ household(er) and young person provided by a specialist organization. They are one form of ‘...
In a Supportive Housing Single Site model all units within a single property or building provide housing for a range of supportive housing populations including people experiencing homelessness, persons with disabilities (including Olmstead...
Jeff Karabanow, Jean Hughes
This analysis explores the case study of a Nova Scotia supportive housing development (Supportive Housing for Young Mothers – SHYM) designed for young mothers and their children. Based on two rounds of in-depth interviews, conducted six months apart...
This toolkit, provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources, equips frontline staff in Supportive Housing with the basic principles and skills they need to deliver effective services. It is divided up into six modules, with each one...
Greg Suttor
This report provides preliminary population-based estimates of need for housing with support for people with serious mental illness or addiction in Ontario. Various approaches can be taken to estimating need for supportive housing. These include use...
Greg Suttor
This report provides preliminary population-based estimates of need for housing with support for people with serious mental illness or addiction in Ontario. Various approaches can be taken to estimating need for supportive housing. These include use...
Anne Berit Petersen, Holly C. Stewart, Jon Walters, Maya Vijayaraghavan
Smoke-free policies effectively reduce secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure among non-smokers, and reduce consumption, encourage quit attempts, and minimize relapse to smoking among smokers. Such policies are uncommon in permanent supportive housing (PSH...
Train for Trades uses an Intensive Support Model (ISM) to provide 24/7 support to existing (and past) participants. During the day, support is provided by the Youth Support Worker on the job site and by the Youth Supports Coordinator as needed for...
Leverage the media and the private sector in the development of your plan. The media in particular can play a powerful role in bolstering initiatives to end youth homelessness. Thinking through your media strategy and being deliberate about when and...
Hailey Winetrobe, Suzanne Wenzel, Harmony Rhoades, Benjamin Henwood, Eric Rice, Taylor Harris
Background Permanent supportive housing (PSH) is the leading intervention to end chronic homelessness. Little is known, however, about gender differences, including potential disparities in physical and mental health and social support, that might...
Charity Tabol, Charles Drebing, Robert Rosenheck
Supported housing is a service model that couples provision of independent housing with provision of community-based supports for individuals with psychiatric disabilities at risk of homelessness. Despite its promise as an alternative to traditional...
Housing First has proven to be a realistic, humane and effective way of responding to homelessness.  Housing First in Canada: Supporting Communities to End Homelessness is the first book that examines how this approach has been applied in Canada....
Catherine Charette, Sharon Kuropatwa, Joanne Warkentin, Real Cloutier
Solutions involving collaboration, partnership and integration across sectors and systems focused on health, housing and business are powerfully successful in achieving community housing stability among long-term chronically homeless adults – even...
This research study, conducted in late 2016, aimed to develop a deeper understanding of the current and emerging needs of homeless veterans living in Alabaré’s supported housing in England and Wales. Homeless veterans often prefer to live in veteran...