Hand to Mouth: The Impact of Poverty and Financial Exclusion on Adults with Multiple Needs

Author: 
Pratt, Ellen and Jones, Sarah
Publisher/Journal: 
Revolving Doors Agency
Publication year: 
2009

Report on the impact of poverty and social exclusion on people with multiple needs, including those with problems around homelessness, substance misuse, mental health and offending. Looks at the abilities of people in this group to access financial services, their financial management skills and the interplay between key life events, mental health and offending. Also contains policy and literature review. Range of recommendations, including the need for a co-ordinated cross government response, and for service user involvement in the development of solutions.

Publisher: 
Size: 
A4, 102 pages.
Cost: 
Free online document.
Availability: 
In print