Service providers have long been aware of the lack of community mental health supports in Western Australia. This project brought together co-design and research processes to examine the need for community mental health supports from a lived experience perspective.
This is the third in a series of bulletins to communicate findings on particular issues and experiences facing families. This bulletin is focused on the support systems families navigate, including formal (service) supports and informal supports such as friends and community.
Approaching the study of homelessness as a complex adaptive system requires a methodological diversity not commonly found in homelessness research and evaluation. Methodological diversity requires that the Outcomes Framework and this accompanying Data Dictionary draw on multiple ontologies and epistemologies in choosing methods of measurement.