In this policy paper, participants from a national health, homelessness and vulnerably housed roundtable call for the development of a national policy on health equity housing and homelessness.
This e-brief investigates the issue of Domestic and Family Violence (DFV) in the context of housing and homelessness.
The specialist homelessness services 2018–19 web report is the eighth annual report from the Specialist Homelessness Services Collection (SHSC). It describes the characteristics of clients of specialist homelessness services, the services requested, outcomes achieved, and unmet requests for services during 2018–19.
The Western Australian Alliance to End Homelessness: ending homelessness in Western Australia report
This report captures the voices of people who have a lived experience of homelessness as well as practitioners working in the sector. It is at this touchpoint, between frontline workers and clients who are seeking support, where the most valuable insights into what is working...
The current service system is mostly a crisis response. Early intervention capacity is grossly underdeveloped and youth housing options are limited.
Australia's peak body for social services has released its housing and homelessness services election policy priorities. It is calling for an increase to funding for homelessness services and affordable housing.
This study examined the impact of housing and other support services on safety and wellbeing for families experiencing domestic and family violence. The study also reviewed the legislative framework across Australia, together with interviews with key stakeholders and users.
This submission calls for increased funding and actions from the Victorian government to improve access to housing and address homelessness in the state.
People in short-term or emergency accommodation: a profile of Specialist Homelessness Services clients
Short-term or emergency accommodation is a service provided for the homeless, and those at risk of homelessness. This report explores the circumstances, experiences and housing outcomes of clients in short-term or emergency accommodation who sought assistance from specialist homelessness services between 1 July 2011 and...
Across Victoria, there are only 423 crisis ‘beds’ available to people experiencing homelessness and/or family violence. When those beds are full, agencies are completely dependent on the private housing system and they use the limited funds they have available to access low end hotels and...