Children and Families

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This chapter examines the experience of homelessness by children and families. The chapter begins by describing the scale of family homelessness, before moving on to discuss the current evidence base. The following section explores the con- sequences for children who experience homelessness. This chapter concludes by exploring the provision of effective services and strategies to prevent and reduce these forms of homelessness.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Routledge Handbook of Homelessness
EditorsJoanne Bretherton, Nicholas Pleace
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9781351113113
ISBN (Print)9780815362104
Publication statusPublished - 22 May 2023

Publication series

NameRoutledge Handbooks


  • Homelessness
  • Children

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