Parity

Journal article

1 Oct 2016

On the 4th of May 2016, the Council to Homeless Persons (CHP) held a forum to launch the May edition of Parity, titled ‘The Future of Youth Homelessness Support’.

Journal article

1 Apr 2016

Trauma in one’s lifetime is virtually universal in homeless populations. Research on the background of homeless young people suggests that their lives are often characterised by family dysfunction, abuse, maltreatment and neglect, overcrowding in the family home and personal turmoil preceding their first incidence of...

Journal article

15 Jun 2015

Private Rental Brokerage Programs (PRBPs) are a seemingly well-used and reasonably well-known housing assistance measure in the housing and homelessness sectors. The existence of such programs - which pull together a range of key financial and non-financial supports for eligible private renters to assist them...

Article

1 Apr 2015

Young people make up some 42 per cent of the Australian homeless population. Having no safe and secure accommodation can make everyday activities such as attending secondary school, engaging in further training, or getting a job difficult in the extreme.

Journal article

1 Apr 2015

Homeless young people are one of the most vulnerable populations in society. Unfortunately, there is no shortage of studies in the psychological literature detailing the links between homeless youth and a myriad of negative outcomes including poor physical and psychological health, substance abuse problems, violence...

Journal article

Research report

1 Oct 2012

The impact of service integration on client outcomes in the homelessness, mental health and drug and alcohol sectors.

Journal article

1 Sep 2012

The impact homelessness has on the lives of young people has been the subject of a number of studies in Australia.

Journal article

1 Sep 2012

The Geelong Project is one of eleven innovations projects funded under the Victorian Government's Homelessness Action Plan. The development of a community of schools and youth services model in Geelong preceded this funding opportunity, but the alignment of significant funding with an important community-driven research...

Journal article

1 Jan 2008

The participation of homelessness assistance agencies throughout the Loddon Mallee Region (LOMA) in workshops 'Putting human rights into action: using human rights in homelessness advocacy and service delivery' is discussed. The key aspects of the workshops are highlighted.

Journal article

1 Jan 2008

The key aspects of the Children's Wellbeing Program started by Yarredi Services with support from Eyre Regional Health Services are discussed. Two case studies illustrating the work done with children are highlighted.

Journal article

15 Jul 2005

Youth homelessness is widely acknowledged as an area of concern and it has received reasonable focus and research attention in metropolitan areas. However, the particular concerns and needs of rural youth have not generally been investigated or documented.

Journal article

15 Jul 2005

Introduction to a special issue of Parity that looked at the experiences of homeless young people in rural parts of Australia

Journal article

1 Jan 2005

Young people living in the Shire of Yarra Ranges experience many of the issues faced by young people across Victoria. However, for young people living on the urban fringe these issues are compounded by environmental and social factors unique to these areas. As a result...

Journal article

1 Jan 2005

Mount Gambier is South Australia's largest regional city with a population approaching 30,000 people. Located approximately 400 km from Adelaide in the South Eastern part of South Australia, the city is the major commercial hub for several primary industries including logging and wood-chipping, market-gardening and...