Project

Experiences of Housing First for service users and staff in a Salvation Army service

Funded by The Salvation Army.

Collaboration with The Salvation Army.

Housing First (HF) is an approach to ending homelessness that focuses on providing immediate, permanent, low-barrier, non-abstinence-based supportive housing for individuals with the lived experience of homelessness.This study explored the experiences and views of those providing and receiving Housing First tenancies. It focused on a scattered HF programme in central Scotland. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with seven HF staff members and 11 clients in a third sector service in Scotland. A paper describing the findings has been published: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09687637.2021.1926429

Total award value £1,000.00

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Professor Tessa Parkes
Professor Tessa Parkes

Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences

Dr Joanna Miler
Dr Joanna Miler

Knowledge Exchange Fellow, Faculty of Social Sciences

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