Canadian Observatory on Homelessness
The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness is the largest national research institute devoted to homelessness in Canada. The COH is the curator of the Homeless Hub.
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Who's There to Help? Assessment of Social Supports Received by Homeless and Unaccompanied Youth in High School
The purpose of this qualitative study was to examine how urban, young adults assessed received social supports (Vaux, 1988) during homelessness in high school. According to the National Alliance to...
Only five per cent of British Columbia's population has First Nation or Metis ancestry. But find yourself on Vancouver's notorious East Hastings strip, and you could be forgiven for thinking the...
Runaway and homeless youth (RHY) fall through the holes of society’s safety net daily. They fall outside of many of the societal institutions that provide vital links to programs and services that...
Children represent the fastest growing homeless demographic in the United States. Homeless children are more likely to do poorly in school than children who are housed. Download the summary (PDF)...
Education is largely regarded as the silver bullet to overcoming poverty. How ironic, then, that a recent study shows poverty has a serious impact on children's ability to get an education. The study...
Poverty and income inequality are major barriers to academic achievement. As daily mentors in the lives of their students, teachers experience the impact poverty has on the children in their care....
Oregon’s population of students who are homeless has increased by 14 percent since the 2008-2009 school year. Across the state, greater numbers of students are in need of supportive services. Medford...
After contextualizing the problem of providing education to children experiencing homelessness, Dr. Leah Davies discusses the roles that teachers and school boards can play in providing for these...
Kid Builders Research Project - Phase II, Supporting the School Success of Homeless Children in Scarborough
A joint project of Aisling Discoveries Child and Family Centre & The Community Social Planning Council of Toronto to look at the educational needs of school age children in Scarborough, a suburb...
Kid Builders Project - Phase III: Lost in the Shuffle: the Impact of Homelessness on Children’s Education in Toronto
The Kid Builders Research Project, examining the educational needs of homeless children living in Toronto and the links between homelessness and school success, is the first major study to...