1.1 Transitional Housing Models in Canada: Options and Outcomes

Transitional housing is intended to offer a supportive living environment and opportunities for social and skills development for formerly homeless adults, youth, and families. Program models range from medical treatment to community economic development. It is a controversial approach to addressing homelessness: some communities prefer to offer permanent housing with transitional support services. This study evaluates a range of transitional programs, reporting on outcomes and suggesting areas for further research.

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Hulchanski, J. David
Campsie, Philippa
Chau, Shirley B.Y.
Hwang, Stephen H.
Paradis, Emily
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Canadian Observatory on Homelessness