We're working with the Policy Evaluation and Research Unit at Manchester Metropolitan University to undertake a systematic review of the effectiveness of harm reduction versus abstinence-based substance use interventions for people experiencing homelessness.
Systematic reviews are transparent, comprehensive, and structured reviews of existing evidence around the effectiveness of interventions. As part of the search strategy for systematic review, we are calling for evidence, inviting people with lived experience, researchers, commissioners, service providers and wider stakeholders to submit relevant grey evidence (unpublished, non-commercial information) for consideration in the review. We are looking for evidence that is:
Please submit your evidence by emailing Jordan Harrison at email@example.com. Please use the subject header ‘Call for evidence’ and attach a copy of the relevant publication, or link to where it is published. Any evidence must be submitted by Friday 8th January 2021 to be considered.
LGBTQ+ people are more likely to experience homelessness, but little is known about the instances and experiences
There are many reasons why people who identify as LGBTQ+ may be at greater risk of homelessness. Find out more about our latest paper that highlights the shortage of robust research into instances and experiences of homelessness among people who identify as LGBTQ+, and that relevant data is incomplete or, at best, partial.
2022 Evidence and Skills Sprints: learning from Aberdeenshire County Council
What is a sprint, and how can it help you in your work to end homelessness? We caught up with the whole team at Aberdeenshire County Council to see why they made the decision to attend all three of our What Works Community sprints, what they thought, and what’s next for this Scottish Local Authority.
People experiencing homelessness still poorly treated when it comes to primary care
Hear from Dr Dr Zahid Chauhan OBE on the importance of providing primary care services to people affected by homelessness, and making sure those services treat patients with dignity and respect, never refusing them treatment on the basis of address.