Anna Gazda

    Professional manager in a social projects, trainer and coach. Former social worker. Works for the local government units, cooperates with NGOs and private entrepreneurs. Creates and implements social projects in a particular area of social inclusion. Works with both, individual clients and groups from different cultural background. Focuses activities on supporting the general development (well-being) […]

    GUIDE: Managing Transitions in Housing First services

    Developed following Homeless Link’s research into Reducing, changing or ending Housing First support last year, this new guidance on Managing Transitions in Housing First services is led by Homeless Link, with contributions from Greater Manchester Housing First, Liverpool City Region Combined Authority Housing First, Cranstoun, South Yorkshire Housing Association, YMCA Together, SHP and Standing Together Against Domestic […]

    Abele Sangiorgio

    “I’ve worked in schools and residential services for adolescents for almost 10 years. I work as a support worker and a case manager in an Housing First service since 2015. I work as a Housing First trainer since 2018. I contribute to the spread of the HF approach in my Country where there are often misconceptions and resistances about this approach.
    I have a degree in psychological sciences and techniques and I’m a professional counsellor.”

  • RESEARCH: Networking and housing advocacy in the homelessness sector: a path towards social sustainability? A study of the Housing First Europe Hub

    ABSTRACT “This paper investigates the potential of pro-Housing First advocacy conducted by international and inter-organisational homelessness coalitions to realise social sustainability ambitions in the homelessness sector. In particular, it...

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  • EVALUATION: Findings from the 50 LIVES 50 HOMES Program – Zero Project, Perth, Australia

    The 50 Lives 50 Homes program (50 Lives), which commenced in late-2015 and was the first Housing First program in Western Australia (WA). It was a collaborative program that...

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  • Peter-Jan Heylenbosch

    Since the beginning of my career as a social worker I loved working with people suffering homelesness. I started working in day shelter for homless people during my studies in 2010 untill 2013 combined with working in the crisis shelter and night shelter in the city of Ghent. In 2013 I started my job as […]

  • Housing First für Frauen / Housing First for Women

    The Sozialdienst katholischer Frauen e.V. Berlin is an independent local women’s organisation of Caritas. It dedicates itself to the support for women and families, to child support and the support of endangered people. Counselling services are being offered, as well as facilities for child and youth support and integration aid for people with disabilities. Our […]

    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 […]