The forthcoming 18th, 19th and 20th June 2018 the city of Padova will gather knowledge and research about Housing First as a solution to homelessness. Two events will be held through the University of Padova (Università degli Studi di Padova), the Psychologist Department of Development and Socialisation (DPSS) and the partners of the HOME_EU Project. [...]
HOME_EU partners from France had the opportunity to present the program "Un Chez-soi d'abord" in the EBDO newspaper. The HF intervention is described and the residents who benefit from the program also made their testimonies about the new approach to tackle homelessness.
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 [...]
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 [...]
One of the sessions of the "Photovoice" workshop organized as part of the HOME_EU project took place on November 27th at the Institute of Psychology at the University of Opole (Poland). During the meeting, the participants i.e., the social workers, worked with photographs in groups and selected the main and minor topics that appeared in [...]
The next open calls for the Horizon 2020 Societal Challenges 6 (SC6) (2018-2020) were presented by the European Officer Raffaela Greco Tonegutti on the 13th December in a Infoday event organized by the Portuguese Office for the Framework Programme. The event took place at ISPA and was followed by a Roundtable where several Portuguese coordinators [...]
The 1st Report of the Homelessness as Unfairness (HOME_EU) project was completed and submitted by the Project Coordination, The ISPA-Instituto Universitário, this week on the 30th November 2017. Jose Ornelas (Principal Investigator), Maria-Vargas-Moniz (Researcher) and Maria Fátima Monteiro (Project Manager) from the ISPA's Team congratulate the entire HOME_EU Consortium and the ISPA Research Centre staff [...]
On November the 8th 2017, the HOME_EU Mid-Term Evaluation took place in Utrecht (NL), with the presence of Danila Conte the EU Commission Project Officer and Professor Silvia Scarpa (LUISS Guido Carli University, Rome, IT) and Professor Alina Zvinkliene (Lithuanian Center for Social Research, Institute of Sociology, Vilnius, LT), the external evaluators. The Principal Investigator, [...]
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 [...]
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».