Interventions that provide access to health care may be through mobile street outreach, access to health professionals in a non-traditional setting, or treatment for mental and physical health.
Critical time intervention is a model of intensive case management for people transitioning between types of accommodation (e.g. those being discharged from an institution).
The Continuum of Care (CoC) is a community plan to organize and deliver housing and services to meet the specific needs of people who are homeless as they move to stable housing and maximum self-sufficiency.
Day centres for people affected by homelessness are building based services which provide advice and support with housing and related issues as well as basic facilities – commonly a hot drink, food and shower and laundry and internet facilities.
Discharge programmes coordinate services for people at risk of homelessness who are being discharged from institutions such as hospitals, prisons or the military.
Emergency Host homes are emergency short-term placements in volunteers’ own homes in the community for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness
End of life, or palliative care, seeks to provide all individuals facing death with a passing that is free from pain; in familiar surroundings; close to family and friends; and with dignity.
Family mediation and conciliation seeks to address issues within the relationship between a young person and their parent or carer to enable them to return to, or remain in their home thus avoiding homelessness.
Housing First is a housing intervention that provides accommodation with minimal conditionality for people with complex needs.
Psychologically Informed Environments are services that take into account the emotional and psychological needs of the individuals using them and working in them.
Rapid rehousing places those who experiencing homelessness into accommodation as soon as possible. The intervention provides assistance in finding accommodation, and limited duration case work to connect the client to other services.
Reconnection or Dispersal interventions encourage people experiencing homelessness to return to an area where they have history of familiarity – typically places where they have adult family members currently residing, where they have lived previously, or where they have a right to access services.
Social Impact Bonds are a 'payment by results' model of financing for the reduction of homelessness and related outcomes.
Street outreach seeks to engage with people in the areas they are sleeping rough to check their health and wellbeing, collect information about their situation, facilitate access to accommodation, and provide information.
A wide range of interventions used to tackle substance misuse, often provided in combination. These include various therapy-based approaches, case management, drug treatment and supported housing.
Temporary accommodation is a type of accommodation offered to individuals experiencing homelessness who have not yet been offered a stable or permanent alternative.
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