Homelessness

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|

HOME_EU and Housing First events in Padova

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. [...]

March 7th, 2018|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|

HOME_EU Mid-Evaluation and 3rd Consortium Meeting

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, [...]

November 16th, 2017|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|

First interviews with service participants from Poland

Interviews with participants from the Social Adaptation Center in Opole “Szansa” (Opportunity) for the homeless families have already started. The research team was very welcome there. The interviewed participants expressed a clear interest in the interview. Furthermore, they told stories of their own lives, which they thought they might be useful to our research. http://www.uni.opole.pl/en

June 22nd, 2017|HOME_EU, Homelessness, Housing First|