Keywords

Here are all the keywords used on Homeless Pages to help you find publications on particular topics.
  • Click an underlined keyword name in the list below for a definition and some links to further information.
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This keyword includes information about homelessness and sexual and/or physical abuse. Research indicates that many young homeless people have experienced abuse and this may be one of the reasons why they were forced to leave home.
Advice is a key service for homeless people and is provided by a wide range of organisations including hostels, day centres, advice centres and statutory services. Advice often includes a broad range of activities from basic information giving to...
Many homeless people also have problems which are related to alcohol and drug misuse. In some cases, this actually contributes to their homelessness and difficulties with finding accommodation. Whilst there are community alcohol and drug services,...
Many homeless people also experience problems with alcohol misuse. This is sometimes a factor in causing homelessness and sometimes a problem exacerbated by homelessness. Under this keyword are listed resources specifically about alcohol problems...
This keyword lists resources about the process by which local authorities allocate council and housing association accommodation to homeless people and others in housing need.
The definition of anti-social behaviour given in the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 is that a 'person has acted in a manner that caused or was likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress to one or more persons not of the same household as himself'....
An asylum seeker is someone who comes to the UK, often fleeing persecution, torture or war, and who applies for refugee status. A person remains an asylum seeker while their application to the Home Office is being considered or the appeals on it...