Several partners from HOME_EU project participate in a cross-country research project for mutual learning on the Housing First implementation launched at an international level in 2016. This project assesses the fidelity of a HF program to the core principles of the original HF model, Pathways to Housing, as well as the different adaptations of the [...]
The Housing First Hub Europe website officially launched in the last May 11, 2017 was established by FEANTSA (European Federation of National Organizations Working with Homeless People) and the Y-Foundation (Finland), along with more than 15 partners (Impuls-Radboud University Medical Center – RUMC (Netherlands) and RAIS Fundación (Spain). It is a group of social organizations, [...]
Portuguese Government assumes permanent housing to tackle homelessness.
Our partner from Holland, Impuls -Netherlands Center for Social Care Research, is responsible for the social policy study within the context of the Home_EU project. The main purpose of the Social Policy Study is to provide an analysis of social policies within the EU on the theme of homelessness. In 8 European countries - Ireland, [...]
The research team from the Opole University (Poland) aims to contribute towards the advancement of a European theory of justice through an extreme example of social inequality, long-term homelessness, together with partners from the other European countries. We also work on understanding how the European Union may increase the capacity to reverse inequalities and promote [...]
On the 17th April 2017 the President of the Republic Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa received organizations on Homelessness for a second round of hearings on the National Strategy, and plan the future steps to influence the Portuguese Government to implement a strategy at the national level that reverses Homelessness until 2023.
The Assembly of the Republic in Portugal on the 18th April 2017 held a Public Hearing at the X Commission to present the Evaluation Report on the National Strategy for the Integration of Homeless People (ENIPSA 2009-2015); and to prepare the new cycle for the National Strategy for the Integration of Homeless People (ENIPSSA 2017-2023). José [...]
The outputs and results of Housing First France (“Un chez-soi d’abord”) were presented last April 6 in a workshop held in the French Ministry of Health in Paris, by the Inter-ministerial delegation for accommodation and access to housing (Dihal). The HOME_EU French team of the Aix-Marseille University participated in the evaluation of Housing First in [...]
On April the 4th of 2017, the Portuguese Republic President, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, hosted a meeting with Portuguese NGO’s, and also with the HOME_EU Principal Investigator, José Ornelas from ISPA - Instituto Universitário invited as an expert. The President declared in the aftermath press conference that Portugal should end homelessness by 2023 to put [...]
Professor and HOME_EU principal investigator José Ornelas, members from RAIS Fundación like Roberto Bernad, and Pascale Estechandy from DIHAL (France) participated in the First World Congress on Dual Disorders of the World Association on Dual Disorders in Madrid, making visible the impact of mental disorders in homeless persons through Housing First. The Congress took place [...]