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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In addition to accommodation, some hostels and housing projects for homeless people also offer care and support to residents. This keyword lists resources on care and support issues. For local authority care, use Care leavers.
Many care leavers experience homelessness and problems finding decent, affordable accommodation. Despite the introduction of legislation and measures in recent years to provide support to young people after leaving local authority care, research...
This keyword includes resources that focus on the factors contributing to homelessness. Many other publications may also include information about the causes of homelessness. There are both individual reasons for people becoming homeless and some...
The Children Act 1989 lays down the duties of local authorities to "children in need". In Scotland the relevant act is the Children Scotland Act 1995. According to the legislation, a child is in need if his/her health or development is impaired or...
Community care provides the framework for delivering care and support services for older people and people with mental health problems or disabilities, whilst living in small scale units of accommodation. Housing is a vital component of community...
Research indicates that homeless people are often victims of crime. Many are also likely to come into contact with the criminal justice system, especially in relation to the policing of street homelessness. This keyword includes resources about...