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Publications

Published
April 29, 2020

Book

Using Evidence to End Homelessness

This new publication gathers the insights and experiences of leaders in government, academia and the third sector to present new evidence-based strategies to end homelessness.

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Published
February 13, 2020

report

SHARE Framework | Version 2

The SHARE framework sets out clear principles to inform how preventing and ending homelessness should be framed and assessed. It aims to take into account all relevant data, while also setting the highest standards for transparency and accountability when working to prevent or relieve homelessness.

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Published
May 22, 2019

report

Better Data, Better Results

An options appraisal for a national data and monitoring system for street homelessness in Scotland

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Published
March 4, 2019

Report

Evidence and Gap Maps: a strategic launchpad for evidence production and use. Second edition

Global Evidence and Gap Map of Effectiveness Studies. By Dr. Howard White and Dr. Ashrita Saran

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Published
November 26, 2018

Report

Evidence standards and evidence claims in web based research portals

A report which analyses the evidence standards and evidence used in 14 web based research portals. By Prof. David Gough and Dr Howard White

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Published
October 11, 2018

REPORT

Evidence and Gap Maps on Homelessness Pt 2

A launch pad for strategic evidence production and use. Global Evidence and Gap Map of Implementation Issues Pt 2

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Published
May 10, 2018

Paper

SHARE Framework | Version 1

A smarter way to End Homelessness. By Dr. Lígia Teixeira, Dave Russell and Dr. Tim Hobbs

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Published
May 3, 2018

Report

Evidence and Gap Maps on Homelessnes Pt 1

A launch pad for strategic evidence production and use. Global Evidence and Gap Map of Effectiveness Studies Pt 1

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Published
January 27, 2017

feasibility study

Ending homelessness faster by focusing on 'what works'

This feasibility study looks at the case for a new Centre for Homelessness Impact. The report is the culmination of a 6-month project and the Centre aims to improve the lives of people affected by homelessness by instigating a shift of resources to evidence-based solutions

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Videos & Explainers

In Conversation with Rosanne Haggerty

The full-length video of our first 'In Conversation' event with Rosanne Haggerty, CEO of Community Solutions. We focused on her 30-year-journey leading initiatives to end homelessness and the importance of prevention.

Start with the person

In this video, we discuss the importance of person-centred design with contributions from CHI's Stina Jonsson, Kevin Stewart MSP, Julie James AM, Mattheiu Lambert, Alex Stephany, Ryan McCuaig and our CEO Dr Ligia Teixeira.

Shifting the narrative

Reflections from speakers at our Impact Forums 2019 on the potential for shifting the narrative in homelessness.

Opportunities for data

We’ve never had access to so much data on homelessness before. In this video from our Impact Forums 2019 we explore why it's time we use it more effectively.

How might we support local areas?

How might we support local areas to use data and evidence to improve outcomes? Our advisory panel discusses our pilot idea designed to do just that.

Advisory Panel meeting March 2019

Our Advisory Panel share what they have been most excited to see the Centre do in it's 1st year and looking ahead to where they see the biggest opportunities are.

What do we need to know?

Our Advisory Panel consider what research topics we should prioritise to address the most important needs of policy and practice.

Better data, better results

This video was taken at the last meeting of the advisory group for our options appraisal on a new national data and monitoring system for street homelessness for the Scottish Government.

Engaging with people working to end homelessness in Glasgow

As part of our options appraisal for the Scottish Government on a national data and monitoring system for street homelessness, we spoke with people working in planning, commissioning and the provision of services (both statutory and non-statutory), outreach workers and people with lived experience. This is some of what we heard in Glasgow.

The emerging leaders' journey

This video summarises the Clore leaders' journey through the programme and the design thinking challenge.

Our emerging leaders on leadership + personal development

In this short film our emerging leaders reflect on the how they have developed their leadership skills as they move through the Clore programme.

The HRA: one year on

On 2nd April 2019, we joined forces with Solace and the District Councils Network to bring together Local Authority leads from across England to mark the anniversary of the implementation of the Homelessness Reduction Act and identify 5 opportunities for evidence and data to be used to improve outcomes.

Our Emerging Leaders on Prototyping

The Centre, Clore Emerging Leaders and IDEO designers explore prototyping and discuss its value when designing solutions for complex problems.

David Orr CBE: 30 years in housing – a leadership story

David Orr shares reflections on his career and leadership advice with our 17 emerging leaders.

Why design thinking?

The Clore cohort discuss their challenges which respond to a pressing need in the sector by harnessing design thinking.

Don't design a system for people, without people

For the options appraisal for a new national data and monitoring system for Scotland, we spoke to people with lived experiences of homelessness. These learnings have helped shape a set of principles – the things that need to be considered as the system is built so that it works for everyone involved.

Standards of evidence

At this event, held in partnership with the Alliance for Useful Evidence, we discussed standards of evidence in homelessness and asked participants which barriers and facilitators to evidence production and use they encounter in their work.

What is a systematic review?

What is a systematic review + why are they important? An explainer video.

24th August – Mapping the causes + consequences of homelessness, Glasgow

Participants reflect on our workshop mapping the causes + consequences of homelessness in Glasgow.

Better data, better results

Our options appraisal project with the Scottish Government has an expert advisory panel. Hear what members of the advisory panel thought about the first workshop + the potential for the system itself in Scotland.

Systems mapping workshop London

Participants reflect on the process of mapping the causes + consequences of homelessness in London.

Evidence Tools event: presentation and discussion

In July 2018 the Centre for Homelessness Impact brought together change-makers from across the sector to share our flagship evidence tools. We also discussed our approach to accelerating towards a future without homelessness – and how reliable evidence plays a vital role in that.

Scotland launch event: welcome, address and presentation

Welcomed and led by chair Terrie Alafat, we discussed our approach and journey so far and introduced the Evidence and Gap Maps and Evidence Finder, the Intervention Tool and also our SHARE framework, with contributions from Dr Howard White and Prof Sarah Johnsen.

Scotland launch event: panel discussion

A panel session chaired by Terrie Alafat, with contributions from Jon Sparkes, Maggie Brunjes, John Mills, Jo Bibby and Campbell Robb, on May 30, Surgeon's Hall.

What is the Intervention Tool

What is the Centre for Homelessness Impact's Intervention Tool and how does it work?

What are Evidence & Gap maps?

What are evidence and gap maps and why are they useful? Explainer by the Centre for Homelessness Impact

Reflections from Open Demo Day

On March 19th we opened up our doors – showing work-in-progress prototypes to get input and feedback from a wide range of experts, end-users and and stakeholders.

What's a Demo Day

Karoline & Dave from the Centre for Homelessness impact explain why demo days are a great way to get input on work-in-progress tools.

Our story so far

Ligia Teixeira from the Centre for Homelessness Impact provides inspiration for evidence-based approaches to accelerate towards ending homelessness. She also shares the backstory of the centre and explores the cost of inaction alongside opportunities to collaborate, optimise and mobilise

Reflections from the Advisory Panel

Reflections from our Advisory Panel Workshop, February 2018

How might we improve the accessibility and use of existing evidence?

How might we improve the accessibility and use of existing evidence? Reflections from the Advisory Panel, Feb '18

How might we improve the quality of evidence on homelessness?

How might we improve the quality of evidence on homelessness? Reflections from the Advisory Panel, Feb '18

ACF event Jan '18

In January 2018 the ACF and Centre for Homelessness Impact brought together funders and thought-leaders to discuss the role of foundations in ending homelessness – and how better evidence is a crucial component to achieving that.

Ending homelessness faster by focusing on 'what works'

Our initial video that accompanied the launch of our feasibility study

Protocols

Published
April 26, 2019

Protocol for an Evidence and Gap Map of Studies of the Effectiveness for Those Affected by and at Risk of Homelessness in High-Income Countries

By Howard White, Ashrita Saran, Ben Fowler, Audrey Portes, Suzanne Fitzpatrick & Ligia Teixeira

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Published
April 26, 2019

Protocol: Improving access to health and social services for individuals experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, homelessness: A Systematic Review

By Sarah Miller, Ciara Keenan, Jennifer Hanratty & Alan Maddock

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Published
April 26, 2019

Protocol for a Systematic Review: Discharge programmes for individuals experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, homelessness: A systematic review

By Jennifer Hanratty, Sarah Miller & Ciara Keenan

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Published
April 26, 2019

Protocol: Accommodation-based interventions for individuals experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, homelessness: A network meta-analysis

By Ciara Keenan, Sarah Miller, Jennifer Hanratty, Terri Pigott & John Cowman

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