The role of assertive outreach in ending 'rough sleeping'

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Author(s): Rhonda Phillips; Cameron Parsell
Description: This report explores the assertive outreach approach to addressing homelessness. Drawing on experience of policy-makers, service providers and service users in three Australian cities, it suggests that the approach has already yielded promising results in addressing primary homelessness.
Date published: 16 Jan 2012
Publication type: Final Report 179
Project title: The role of ‘assertive outreach’ in addressing primary homelessness (Project number: 20607)
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Published by: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited.
ISSN: 1834-7223
ISBN: 978-1-921610-90-5
Citation: Phillips, R. and Parsell, C. (2012) The role of assertive outreach in ending 'rough sleeping', AHURI Final Report No. 179, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne, http://www.ahuri.edu.au/research/final-reports/179.