Housing First

BUILDING HOME – Housing First Madrid International Conference

Principal Investigator of HOME_EU Project, José Ornelas from ISPA-Instituto Universitário was invited to the Building Home Conference (Madrid, 25-26 September 2017) and made a presentation in a panel titled “Housing First Model in the European Cities”. Also the HOME_EU Spanish Partner, RAIS Fundación, participated in the panel about “Housing First programs in Spain”. To access [...]

2017-10-19T10:39:54+00:00October 19th, 2017|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 [...]

2018-05-10T17:18:45+00:00July 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».  

2018-05-10T17:22:47+00:00July 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

2018-05-10T17:27:43+00:00June 22nd, 2017|HOME_EU, Homelessness, Housing First|

Looking for evidences of extreme inequality and foundations of Housing First in Poland

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 [...]

2017-05-04T10:20:00+00:00May 4th, 2017|HOME_EU, Homelessness, Housing First|

Portuguese National Strategy for the Integration of Homeless People

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 [...]

2017-04-21T10:34:26+00:00April 21st, 2017|HOME_EU, Homelessness, Housing First, News|

85 percent of homeless persons in France keep their home after two years

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 [...]

2017-04-18T09:50:21+00:00April 17th, 2017|HOME_EU, Homelessness, Housing First, News|

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 [...]

2017-04-06T10:10:28+00:00April 4th, 2017|Global Agenda, HOME_EU, Homelessness, Housing First|

What Housing First means? (I)

Picture by EugeneWeekly Although there is a wide variety of programs and policies focused on housing options for disadvantaged groups, the program with the most established evidence basis is Housing First (HF). As a consequence of the large body of evidence that HF not only achieves housing stability for the long-term homeless, it [...]

2017-03-20T11:08:16+00:00March 20th, 2017|Housing First|