• Transforming Homelessness Solutions in Spain: Community-Centred Approaches, Social Policy Transformation, and Deinstitutionalisation

    The opportunity presented by the Spanish Recovery, Transformation and Resilience fund in the framework of the Next Generation EU Funds included among its lever policies an initiative called a...

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  • Leah Watkins

    Leah Watkins

    Housing Choices WA

    Country: Australia
    Languages: English

    Leah has over 30 years of experience in the homelessness and housing sector ranging from frontline outreach to managing services and coordinating interagency collaboration projects. Leah also spent 10 years working as a consultant undertaking evaluations, service model designs and action research. Leah is passionate about Housing First and ending homelessness, and how these concepts have transformed the sector, the way we work and the lives of people we support. Leah was one of four Australian participants who undertook the Housing First Train-the-Trainer course in Europe and co-authored the Housing First Principles for Australia which were endorsed by Homelessness Australia in 2020. From this, she helped design and deliver the Housing First train the trainer course for Australia and continues to delivers Housing First training both in person and online. In particular, Leah's superpower is delivering online training that is interactive and highly participatory.

  • Key Elements in Homelessness Strategies to End Homelessness by 2030: A Discussion Paper

    This new discussion paper by Prof. Eoin O’Sullivan highlights some of the vital elements needed to end homelessness across Europe by 2030 – including the role of Housing First....

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  • The Roadmap for the Prevention of Youth Homelessness

    The Roadmap for the Prevention of Youth Homelessness helps to fill this gap in our knowledge. It is designed to help service providers, policy makers, communities, advocates, and researchers...

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  • Housing, homelessness and mental health: towards systems change

    This research progresses the priority areas identified by the National Mental Health Commission (Commission) and provides evidence about the systemic issues and policy levers that need to be addressed...

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