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Children accompanying homeless clients 2002-03 : a report from the SAAP National Data Collection. /

by Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2004Description: 67p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: AIHW cat. no. HOU 106Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

More than a roof : progress in tackling homelessness /

by Great Britain. National Audit Office.

Publisher: London, U.K. National Audit Office 2005Description: 71 p. : ill., maps.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: February 2005 Report by the Comptroller and Auditor General HC 286 Session 2004-2005, 23 February 2005Availability: (1)

Homelessness in Melbourne : confronting the challenge. /

by Chamberlain, Chris | Johnson, Guy | Theobald, Jacqui.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. HomeGround Services 2007; Salvation Army Crisis Services 2007Description: 47 p. : ill.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: February 2007 Summary: This report analyses the experiences of 4,252 homeless people and 934 people who were at risk of homelessness. The research was carried out by the Centre for Applied Social Research at RMIT University, HomeGround Services and the Salvation Army Crisis Services. Availability: (1)

Introduction : homelessness and children /

Publisher: 2008Availability: No items available

Homelessness and the next generation /

by Wesley Mission.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Wesley Mission 2013Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: The Wesley report ; no. 12 May 2013Summary: This report explores the experience of homelessness for families and children and the impact of child homelessness in later life. The study involved a review of the Australian research literature, a policy and practice workshop, and interviews in New South Wales with homeless mothers and adults who had experienced homeless as a child. Topics include: the intergenerational transmission of homelessness, homelessness as a safer alternative to domestic violence, the impact of homelessness on individuals, and how support services can provide parenting and socio-emotional benefits and break the cycle. The report is illustrated with the stories of families who have experienced homelessness.Availability: (1)

Families and homelessness : the next ten years /

by Horn, Michael | Hanover Welfare Services.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Hanover Welfare Services 1994Description: 12 p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: This paper examines the circumstances and needs of families in housing crisis. A profile of families using Hanover, a specialist agency in the field of homelessness, is provided, together with relevant data from the Supported Accommodation Assistance Program. The paper focuses on the range of causal factors leading to homelessness. An explanation for the increasing prevalence of family homelessness will be presented. The merging issues for families trying to access or maintain suitable, affordable housing will be discussed. Possible future scenarios are outlined, and the implications of such trends discussed in terms of policy reforms. Paper presented to the International Year of the Family Conference, Adelaide, 1994.Availability: (2)

Outcomes for households receiving financial assistance to secure or maintain private rental housing. /

by McCormick, Peter | Wylie, Nicola | Horn, Michael.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Hanover Welfare Services 2000Description: 29 p.Notes: April 2000 Bibliography: p.28-29 Includes bibliographical references (p. 28-29)Summary: This research sought to evaluate the impact of Housing Establishment Funds (HEF) in maintaining private rental accommodation which was at risk due to rent arrears, and its effectiveness when used to secure new tenancies with rent in advance.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Gambling the home away : a study of the impact of gambling on homelessness. /

by Antonetti, Emma | Horn, Michael.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Hanover Welfare Services 2001Description: 37 p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: June 2001 Includes bibliographical referencesSummary: Whilst recent research in Victoria has examined the link between gambling and use of welfare services to meet basic needs, there has been no substantive study that specifically explores the extent to which problem gambling directly contributes to housing crisis or homelessness. This study has sought to investigate the association between problem gambling and homelessness, and to better understand the pathways from problem gambling to housing crisis.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Fighting for my family [electronic resource] : a longitudinal study of families experiencing homelessness / Kath Hulse and Andrea Sharam.

by Hulse, Kath | Sharam, Andrea | Hanover Welfare Services | Swinburne University of Technology.

Publisher: [South Melbourne, Vic. : Hanover?], 2013Description: 1 electronic text ([40] p. : ill.) : PDF file.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: "July 2013"; "This report is the result of collaboration between researchers at Swinburne University of Technology (Swinburne) and Hanover Welfare Services (Hanover)."--P. 2.Summary: The 'Families on the Edge' research project explores the lived experience of homelessness among families. A longitudinal study was conducted with 57 families in Victoria, regarding how they cared for their children and went about their lives during and after periods of homelessness, the interactions they had with a range of people and organisations, and their perspectives and reflections on their experiences. Topics include: securing accommodation and finding shelter, enduring instability, re-establishing daily routines, debt and financial control, the cumulative financial costs of homelessness, loss and recovery of possessions, violence and trauma, fear, family pets, social identity as a family, mainstream social and economic participation, and schooling.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Supporting families effectively through the homelessness services system

by Valentine, Kylie | Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute | Blunden, Hazel | Zufferey, Carole et al.

Publisher: Melbourne : Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, 2020Description: vi, 46 p. PDF.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF | Website Notes: June 2020 Final report 330 "From the AHURI Inquiry An effective homelessness services system" ; Authors : kylie valentine; Hazel Blunden; Carole Zufferey; Angela Spinney; Farnaz Zirakbash; Website link to the research report page which gives access to, Main publication ; Executive summary & the Policy Evidence SummarySummary: This study investigated the homelessness services system and families to identify what is working well; those elements that could be expanded to improve housing and wellbeing outcomes; and the potential for beneficial system redesignAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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