Shelters for the homeless

Alternate Term Label:
Emergency housing for the homeless
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Policy report

Leaving no-one behind: a national policy for health equity, housing and homelessness

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.
Briefing paper

The relationship between domestic and family violence and housing

This e-brief investigates the issue of Domestic and Family Violence (DFV) in the context of housing and homelessness.
Report

Specialist Homelessness Services annual report 2018–19

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.
Report

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...
Commentary

Look beyond crisis accommodation so people like Courtney Herron aren’t homeless in the first place

The current service system is mostly a crisis response. Early intervention capacity is grossly underdeveloped and youth housing options are limited.
Position paper

Policy priorities for the next Australian government: housing and homelessness

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.
Report

Housing outcomes after domestic and family violence

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.
Submission

Council to Homeless Persons pre-budget submission 2019–2020

This submission calls for increased funding and actions from the Victorian government to improve access to housing and address homelessness in the state.
Report

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...
Report

A crisis in crisis: the appalling state of emergency accommodation in Melbourne’s north and west

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...