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Homelessness and vulnerable young people: a social audit of KeyChange Charity's supported accommodation

Ravenhill, Megan (2000) Homelessness and vulnerable young people: a social audit of KeyChange Charity's supported accommodation. CASEpaper, CASE/37. Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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Abstract

Homelessness is still an ever-present problem in many towns and cities in the UK today. This paper is part of a more in-depth study of homelessness and social exclusion. It presents the results of a small-scale study, which illustrates the range of problems experienced by homeless young women and those running hostels for them. The study was carried out for KeyChange at their two hostels in Reigate and Exeter. It evaluates the quality of their women's hostel provision, the types of women they help, and the ways in which these women are helped by their time with KeyChange. It identifies a number of factors contributing to the quality of KeyChange's provision and points to areas for consideration where improvements could be made.

Item Type: Monograph (Discussion Paper)
Official URL: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/case
Additional Information: © 2000 Megan Ravenhill
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Sets: Collections > Economists Online
Research centres and groups > Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE)
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Identification Number: CASE/37
Date Deposited: 04 Jul 2008 11:16
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/6464/

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