Meeting the needs of women experiencing chronic homelessness

Project Status: Archive
People Involved: kylie valentine
Research Areas: Families & Communities; Measures of Social Inequality & Wellbeing
Funding Agency: Mercy Foundation
Non-Staff Involved: Jane Bullen (previously SPRC)

A partnership was established between the researchers and two homelessness service providers to identify gender-responsive service strategies (from research, service providers and clients) as being effective for responding to chronically homeless women. (Chronic homelessness is defined as an episode of homelessness lasting 6 months or longer or multiple episodes over 12 months or more.)

The project assessed the extent to which gender-responsive strategies are in place in services, identified barriers to those strategies being introduced, and developed resources for organisations to implement and monitor changes in service responses for chronically homeless women.


Publications

Meeting the Needs of Women Experiencing Chronic Homelessness