Prevention of homelessness in practice
By: Shelter Scotland Published: February 2009
In the face of the 2012 target Shelter believes that prevention work should be increasingly central to homelessness services. This briefing makes suggestions as to how to do this in practice.
- Prevention of homelessness in practice (PDF 56.7 KB)
This briefing divides homelessness prevention work into three distinct areas:
- Long-term prevention work
- Short-term prevention work
- Preventing repeat homelessness
Examples of good practice are given for each area.