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 [...]

2018-04-26T10:27:07+01:00February 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 [...]

2018-05-10T17:12:13+01:00February 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, [...]

2018-05-10T17:16:51+01:00November 16th, 2017|HOME_EU, Homelessness, 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+01:00October 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+01:00July 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+01:00July 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+01:00June 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+01:00May 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+01:00April 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+01:00April 17th, 2017|HOME_EU, Homelessness, Housing First, News|