Specialist homelessness services

NARROWER TERMS


Report

Ending homelessness in Western Australia 2022

This report builds on CSI UWA’s previous work by presenting an analysis of homelessness in Western Australia and detailing the important systems and service initiatives that are on the ground now to end homelessness in Western Australia.
Strategy

A plan to end homelessness

This strategy document asserts that homelessness can be solved through providing more safe and affordable housing, ensuring people’s incomes allow them to afford housing and other essentials, and providing support where needed for people to get into and sustain a home.
Evaluation

Evaluation of the Aspire Social Impact Bond: final report

Aspire is a homelessness intervention involving more intensive case management for a longer duration than most programs which respond to homelessness. This report outlines the findings of an evaluation of the Aspire program and social impact bond (SIB) in Adelaide, South Australia.
Report

Enhancing the coordination of housing supports for individuals leaving institutional settings

The overall aim of this inquiry was to develop clear policy directions for enhancing housing supports for individuals leaving institutional settings.
Evaluation

Findings from the 50 Lives 50 Homes program: final evaluation report 2022

The '50 Lives' program pioneered the launch of 'Housing First' into the homelessness service system and onto the political agenda in Western Australia in late 2015. Fast forward to this final evaluation report, and the '50 Lives' collective impact program has supported nearly 300 people...
Report

The funding of Western Australian homelessness services

This report provides comprehensive evidence of the funding of specialist homelessness services, mainstream services and Aboriginal services, which assist those experiencing homelessness and those at risk of homelessness in Western Australia.
Report

Aboriginal homelessness: an Aboriginal cultural safety framework for the Specialist Homelessness Sector

This document responds to the priorities of 'Manan-na worn-tyeen maar-takoort' and the SHS Transition Plan. It is designed to assist specialist homelessness services achieve Aboriginal cultural safety.
Technical report

Technical paper: Alignment of the Specialist Homelessness Services Collection (SHSC) and the ABS Census definitions of homelessness

The purpose of this paper is to outline the alignment and differences in the definitions of homelessness between the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s (AIHW) Specialist Homelessness Services Collection (SHSC) and the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ (ABS) Census of Population and Housing (the Census)...
Report

The wisdom of women and workers: practice considerations for designing assertive outreach services for women experiencing homelessness

A critical assumption underpinning this project was that gender has a major influence on the experience of homelessness. Understanding women’s experiences and how they guide assertive outreach practice was therefore an important starting point in thinking about how responses can be gender defined, responsive, and...
Report

Ending homelessness in Australia: an evidence and policy deep dive

This report contributes to the research and evidence base for ending homelessness using an ending homelessness model built around addressing drivers of homelessness, meeting the direct needs of those experiencing homelessness, increasing the supply of social and affordable housing and supporting the enabling environment.
Report

Launch Housing’s inaugural impact report 2020-2021

This report outlines the story of what has changed for people, community and society in Melbourne as a result of Launch Housing's work over the past year, along with their understanding of what has influenced those changes.
Report

Amplify: turning up the volume on young people and family violence

Melbourne City Mission commissioned this research to develop recommendations for service and policy responses for young people experiencing family violence that recognises the distinct needs of adolescents and young people, and the ways in which they are more likely to engage and respond to services.
Policy report

Home at last: solutions to end homelessness of older people in NSW

This report calls for early intervention and preventative approach to end homelessness for older people in New South Wales. The recommendations are based on a successful model that is currently funded by the Victorian government.
Report

Final report: Towards a youth homelessness strategy for Victoria

This report presents the research findings for the project 'Towards a Youth Homelessness Strategy for Victoria' by the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute for Melbourne City Mission.
Briefing paper

Key findings from the evaluation of the Homeless Youth Assistance Program (HYAP)

This briefing paper outlines key findings from the evaluation of the Homeless Youth Assistance Program (HYAP) and how the NSW Department of Communities and Justice is responding to the evaluation findings.
Report

More than temporary?

This report evaluates the NSW Government’s provision of temporary accommodation to people sleeping rough in the inner city of Sydney during the initial wave of the pandemic in 2020.
Report

Inquiry into homelessness in Australia: final report

This inquiry report recommends that Australian governments should work together to establish a ten-year national strategy on homelessness. The report contains 35 recommendations which involve a renewed approach to preventing and addressing homelessness in Australia.
Report

The Western Australian Alliance to End Homelessness: Ending homelessness in Western Australia 2021

This report builds on the Centre for Social Impact's previous work by presenting an updated analysis of homelessness in Western Australia.
Thesis

How the COVID-19 pandemic has influenced the fight against homelessness: a comparative study of Vancouver, Canada and Cambridge, United Kingdom

This dissertation outlines a comparative study between Vancouver (Canada) and Cambridge (UK) on how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted homelessness and the provision of homelessness services.
Report

Nowhere to go

Building new social housing to support women escaping family violence would more than pay for itself in averted costs and economic spin-off benefits, according to this report to be submitted to the 2021 national Women’s Safety Summit.