Homelessness and H Guide - Resources and Review

The Centre is a resource and information point for all people working in and alongside residential child care services in Scotland, which exists to improve the quality of the service offered to children and young people, by the provision of information, training, research and consultation. The Current Awareness Bulletin contains news, references and detailed article abstracts relating to children's homes, residential schools, secure units, respite and long
term care for children with disabilities, services for young homeless people, and adolescent psychiatric units services for young people leaving care.
profit newspaper from Seattle on homelessness and poverty. News, art, poetry, and opinion. Two full issues and an index of archives provided.
Resources on homelessness from the University of Colorado.
A not
for-profit organisation set up in July 1998. It aims to guide Internet users to housing resources, to educate and inform the housing sector about the advantages of the Internet, and to promote the use of the Internet amongst housing organisations. Topics include building and construction, central government, charities and campaigning, education and training, homelessness, housing associations, housing consultants and recruitment, information technology, local authorities, publications, resources and student housing.
Findings of the National Survey of Homeless Assistance Providers and Clients. Describes the experimental design and data collection methods used, and provides information about demographic characteristics and history of the homeless population, income and employment levels, health status, access to food, special needs, adverse childhood experiences, children of homeless parents, urban and rural homelessness, and assistance programs. Adobe Acrobat reader is required.
Aims to maintain and enhance the quality of learning, and increase the effectiveness of teaching, through the application of appropriate learning technologies. Provides a directory of social work resources in addiction, homelessness, ethnicity, disability, children, and mental health among other topics.
Extensive information on homelessness and mental illness, most notably in the form of a subject index with links to bibliographic records and abstracts. Additional information is supplied by selected research articles and papers.
Book outlining the nature of homelessness and suggesting specific steps to help, such as understand who the homeless are, respond with kindness, buy street news, give money and clothing.
UK national charity dedicated to the relief of poverty and distress among single homeless people. Includes information about the charity and its activities, latest news, and information for schools.
Charity launched in 1966 in response to growing awareness about the effects of homelessness and bad housing in Britain. Documents available include Shelter's vision for a fairer housing system, case studies, and sections on Shelter in Scotland and Wales.
A guide to housing problems and how to get help. Also features statistics, information on housing and legislation, and directories of hostels and day centres.
Help the Aged provides practical support to help older people live independent lives. News, contact information, services and issues such as homelessness, government initiatives and long term care descriptions are included.
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