Our Evidence Tools for homelessness put evidence at people's fingertips, making the evidence that’s available easier to assess and use. Current tools show what the evidence says about homelessness interventions and help you make smarter decisions about how to best serve those experiencing homelessness in the future. We believe that over time these and future tools we develop will form a vital infreastructure to end homelessness effectively.
A single, accessible and trusted entry-point to current body of evidence for homelessness interventions. The tool provides one-page overviews of the available evidence, including simple ratings for strength of evidence, cost-effectiveness and impact, as well as detail on what the studies say about each intervention. Use this tool as a trusted starting point for making evidence-informed decisions. >> View Intervention Tool
Our Evidence and Gap Maps for homelessness bring together the highest quality evidence on homelessness interventions from around the world to highlight where evidence does or doesn’t exist for specific interventions and outcomes. This allows those working in homelessness to be more strategic about how they fill the gaps in knowledge. >> View the maps
Use our evidence finder to see where high-quality studies have been conducted from around the developed world. Future version will include filtering features. Each pin will provide a link to the original study. The studies from this map come from our Effectiveness Evidence and Gap Map. We will continue to add new studies as they become available. >> View Evidence Finder
Our SHARE framework outlines a shared vision for ending homelessness - shaping a path towards a future where homelessness, when unavoidable, is only ever brief and non-recurrent. Based on up to date and reliable evidence, it outlines five strategies which offer the best chance of success. >> View SHARE Framework
In this guest blog we hear from Glyn Halksworth, Head of Housing + Social Inclusion at Southend-On-Sea Borough Council on some key challenges that he sees to better use of evidence in policy-making – and what can be done about it.
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