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Homeless People and Welfare Recipients Suffer Under Restrictive Laws
Homeless people and social assistance recipients have the same goals as the rest of the population. Current laws only reinforce the stereotypes about the poor and homeless as lazy, unmotivated, and prone to crime. Welfare ...
How Do the Homeless See Their Own Health Problems and Needs?
Because the homeless have no stable housing, they are at a greater risk of developing chronic health problems than those who are housed. Homeless people are also more likely to develop conditions like arthritis at an earlier ...
The Health Bus Delivers Innovative Healthcare to the Urban Poor
Services like the Health Bus need to be continued and expanded. Bringing healthcare staff into vulnerable communities gives many users a chance to bond with the healthcare staff. This helps break down traditional barriers ...
Homeless People Need Stable Employment and Coordinated Services to Climb Out of Poverty
Before any successful employment, the homeless need stable and secure housing. Employment programs for the homeless should be designed to help with all of the barriers that homeless people face in getting a stable job. The ...
Homelessness Leads to Poor Health in York Region
Homeless and at-risk people in York Region have fair or poor physical and mental health. Affordability and lack of health coverage are the most common reasons why homeless and at-risk people have inadequate access to healthcare.
Successful Networking Can Lead to Usable Products and Learning for All
Networking can increase the usefulness of knowledge and inform the practices of all partners involved. These relationships can be kept through reciprocity and constant interaction between all stakeholders and researchers. ...
Knowledge Mobilization as Design: The Canadian Homelessness Research Network
Researchers do not have to rely on traditional approaches to academic publishing. With changing technologies knowledge mobilizers have an increasing variety of tools. Using ‘design thinking’ can lead to innovative approaches ...
Homelessness Is a Symptom of Poverty and Government Failure
Homelessness, most of the time, is not a choice or the result of mental illness – rather homelessness is caused by a lack of income and housing. Homelessness therefore should be seen as a social, not an individual, problem.
Discharge of Psychiatric Patients to Shelters Increases Homelessness
A comprehensive care plan for patients, including at least income support and assistance resettling in the community, will prevent homelessness.
How Does Diversity Affect Homelessness?
Diversities such as social class, culture, sexual orientation, disabilities and psychiatric conditions impact poverty and homelessness.