Global Agenda

The HOME_EU project researching to end homelessness in Europe

The Transformative Community Mental Health Interest Group column from The Community Psychologist, the SCRA newsletter, has highlighted the presentation of the research project HOME_EU given the relevance and potential of the project for the transformation of policies and practices to end homelessness across Europe. You find more information about the article and about the network [...]

May 10th, 2018|Global Agenda, HOME_EU, Homelessness, Housing First|

President of the Portuguese Republic visited Housing First Program

In the context of the Implementation of the National Strategy for the Integration of Homelessness People (ENIPSSA), on the 1st of February, the President of the Portuguese Republic, the Secretary of Social Security, and the Deputy Mayor for Education and Social Rights from Lisboa City Hall among other public and private entities, such as [...]

February 3rd, 2018|Global Agenda, HOME_EU, Homelessness, Housing First|

Prevention and Public Policies

HOME_EU project was elected by the Head of the Portuguese Psychologists Professional Association (OPP) (https://www.ordemdospsicologos.pt/pt), Francisco Rodrigues, as a resource to shift the paradigm of prevention and public policies. He also considers that data provided by HOME_EU is relevant to lever services and programs through the innovation generated with the Housing First Model to tackle [...]

February 1st, 2018|Global Agenda, HOME_EU, Homelessness, Housing First|

Portuguese National Strategy on Homelessness 2017-2023

On July 25, 2017 the new National Strategy for the Integration of the Homelessness People (ENIPSSA 2017-2023) was published (RCM, nº 107/2017). The new revised policy plan, that was approved by the Portuguese Government, clearly states the promotion of housing solutions for the people who were homeless through programs that support access or maintenance of [...]

July 28th, 2017|Global Agenda, HOME_EU, Homelessness, Housing First|

José Ornelas as a keynote speaker in the 15th European Congress of Psychology

Participation of the Principal Investigator of HOME_EU, José Ornelas from ISPA, as a keynote speaker in the 15th European Congress of Psychology, of the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations, in Amsterdam on Wednesday the 12th July 2017. The keynote speech was entitled «Community Psychology Innovating Social Policies: Researching to End Homelessness».  

July 13th, 2017|Global Agenda, HOME_EU, Homelessness, Housing First|

HOME_EU as a keynote in the 15th European Congress of Psychology of EFPA

The Principal Investigator of HOME_EU, José Ornelas from ISPA, was invited by the European Federation of Psychologists' Associations - EFPA to present a keynote speech titled «Community Psychology Innovating Social Policies: Researching To End Homelessness» (KEY05). The event will take place in Amsterdam on Wednesday the 12th July 2017 (15:15 - 16:00). Detailed information is [...]

June 6th, 2017|Global Agenda, HOME_EU, Homelessness, Uncategorized|

Participation in the I World Congress on Dual Disorders

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 [...]

April 4th, 2017|Global Agenda, HOME_EU, Homelessness, Housing First|

Right to Housing is in the United Nations agenda

Addressing homelessness as one of the topics of the urban world agenda makes United Nations as a key factor to push local governments to take measures tending to Housing First policies. The Conference of United Nations on housing and urban sustainable development, Habitat III, which took place in Quito, Ecuador, from October 17 to October [...]

March 10th, 2017|Global Agenda, Homelessness, Urban|