See the big picture of evidence in homelessness – what evidence already exists and where are the gaps?
Our vision for ending homelessness — what needs to happen and how do we know we’re succeeding?
We believe that by combining the heart and the head – by all of us applying data and reason to our work – we can turn our good intentions into lasting impact. It'll require building and using robust evidence of what works, but the Centre's here to help make that shift impactful and accessible to everyone who works in and around the sector.
To be able to test, refine, evaluate and improve our efforts to reduce rough sleeping over time, we need to be able to measure its key elements. This is why HARSAG recommended the use of the Centre for Homelessness Impact’s SHARE framework in the implementation of a new national rough sleeping data collection in Scotland. Following this, the Scottish Government asked the Centre to undertake an options appraisal for this new data collection. Learn more about the project so far.
The creation of the new Centre was preceded by the publication of this Crisis and GHN report, which showed that there was support for the initiative and that it was possible to deliver it. Read more