1.2 Shelters for the Homeless: Learning from Research

This review of literature on shelters for the homeless provides a brief history of shelters; a portrait of shelter users; an overview of intervention practices associated with the primary mission of shelters; and a survey of critical analysis of shelters, “shelterization,” and the role shelters play in addressing or masking homelessness in Canadian communities.

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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