Preventing Homelessness: A review of the International evidence

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This report is based on a rapid evidence review of the existing research on effective strategies and services for homelessness prevention. The report also examines some of the existing practice from other countries. This introductory section outlines the goals of the report, provides a brief overview of the methods employed and describes
This piece of work is intended to describe and evaluate the existing evidence base on homelessness prevention, looking at the following areas:
1)How should prevention be targeted and organised to ensure that it is most effective in preventing homelessness?
2)How should homelessness prevention services be designed?
3)To what extent is specialist prevention needed for different groups of people who
are homeless?
4)What is the role of prevention within an integrated homelessness strategy?
5) What are the possible lessons for a preventative strategy and service models from
the international evidence base?
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCork
PublisherSimon Communities of Ireland
Number of pages66
ISBN (Print)ISBN 978-1-9164369-3-0
Publication statusPublished - 10 Apr 2019


  • Homelessness
  • Prevention

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