Young families in the homeless crisis: challenges and solutions

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dc.contributor.author Lambert, Sharon
dc.contributor.author O'Callaghan, Daniel
dc.contributor.author Jump, Owen
dc.date.accessioned 2019-02-13T10:11:02Z
dc.date.available 2019-02-13T10:11:02Z
dc.date.issued 2018-12
dc.identifier.citation Lambert, S., O'Callaghan, D. and Jump, O. (2018) Young Families in the Homeless Crisis: Challenges and Solutions, Dublin: Focus Ireland, isbn: 978-1-9996896-0-5 en
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en
dc.identifier.endpage 49 en
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-9996896-0-5
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/7488
dc.description.abstract This publication documents the key findings to emerge from a qualitative study of young parents experiencing homelessness in Ireland. The research aimed to identify the pathways into homelessness for a cohort of young parents (18–24 years), to understand their experiences of homeless services, and to examine the potential barriers they face in exiting homelessness. Conducted throughout the first half of 2018, during which time young parents and key stakeholders were interviewed, the study had the following aims: To understand the pathways into homelessness for young adult parents; To provide an insight into how these young parents contact, and interact with, statutory housing and homeless services; To collate the perceptions of both the young parents themselves and those working in front-line services with respect to this interaction; To investigate the impact of homelessness on the families with respect to family well-being, parenting skills, and how current policies influence these outcomes.; To explore whether young people face particular barriers in exiting homelessness and to capture their perceived housing options in this regard. en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Focus Ireland en
dc.relation.uri https://www.focusireland.ie/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Lambert-et-al-2018-Young-Families-in-the-Homeless-Crisis-Full-Report.pdf
dc.rights © The Authors 2018; © Focus Ireland en
dc.subject Homelessness en
dc.subject Young families en
dc.subject Service design en
dc.title Young families in the homeless crisis: challenges and solutions en
dc.type Report en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Sharon Lambert, School Of Applied Psychology Office, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: sharon.lambert@ucc.ie en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.date.updated 2019-02-13T10:02:28Z
dc.description.version Published Version en
dc.internal.rssid 465418051
dc.contributor.funder Focus Ireland en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.internal.copyrightchecked No !!CORA!! en
dc.internal.licenseacceptance Yes en
dc.internal.placepublication Dublin en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress sharon.lambert@ucc.ie en


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