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Melanie Schmit

Melanie Schmit’s entire working life has been about people in need, among which the biggest part has been in the field of homelessness. She studied social work, then completed a bachelor’s degree  in health care management and a study around professional coaching and leadership. Currently she is focusing on education around public affairs. Melanie started […]

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Housing First Nederland

Housing First Netherlands is a national federation and knowledge platform of Housing First organisations and advocates for Housing First practices, professionals, and Housing First in general. It is planning to expain to other stakeholders in the coming years, making the knowledge platform accessible to all indispensable partners in the roll-out of Housing First and creating […]

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HVO-Querido

In Amsterdam, HVO-Querido-Discus Housing First has taken this approach a step further to create an innovative, adaptive programme that puts clients in complete control of the process, allowing them to make fundamental decisions, including the home’s location and the type of support they receive. Clients also choose their caseworker to create a unique – but […]

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Limor

LIMOR provides housing, support, and a range of services to homeless people and people at risk of becoming homeless across the Netherlands. We are the driving force behind the national Housing First Netherlands platform, together with a few other organisations. At LIMOR, we are convinced that ending homelessness starts with providing housing (and support), and […]

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Evaluatie Housing First

An evaluation of HF4Y in The Netherlands (in Dutch).

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Housing first in social housing – support for making it work – 16.6.2017

This session will feature four presentations about successful Housing First initiatives in social housing sectors across Europe. Starting us off will be Finland, a world leader in the reduction of homelessness using the Housing First methodology. Next, we will look at two cities: in Lyon, France, local authorities are working closely with social housing providers to […]

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Making Housing Work in Social Housing – International Festival of Social Housing – 16 June, afternoon – Amsterdam

Making Housing Work in Social Housing – International Festival of Social Housing

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Housing First: Ervaringen en resultaten na vier jaar

Report of Housing First project during four years in Haag, Netherlands

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