Supporting women who are homeless

With limited specialist provision, how can services improve their support for women?

Women experiencing homelessness are typically less visible on the streets than men, more likely to be hidden homeless, and more likely to have experienced trauma and abuse both before and during homelessness, including separation from children. This scoping report (2019) and briefing (2017) explore how services can develop a gender-informed approach, in order to improve outcomes for the women they support.

Insights and Impact from the Ending Women’s Homelessness Fund Led by Homeless Link

This research was commissioned by Homeless Link to explore insights and examples of impact across the Ending Women’s Homelessness Fund. In particular, this research explores four key themes which were identified in previous research as important for effective support for women experiencing multiple disadvantage: gender and trauma informed working, cross-sector partnership working, co-production and staff wellbeing.

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Supporting women who are homeless

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A briefing for services about the particular issues affecting women who are homeless, and what sevices can do to respond to their needs. Includes a resource list and details of specialist agencies.
 

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Promising practice from the frontline: Exploring gendered approaches to supporting women experiencing homelessness and multiple disadvantage