Housing, Care and Support: Volume 24 Issue 3/4


A journal on policy, research and practice

Table of contents - Special Issue: Planning and responding to the challenges of COVID-19 among people experiencing homelessness

Guest Editors: Martin Whiteford

Pandemic preparedness and response in service hub cities: lessons from Northwestern Ontario

Rebecca Schiff, Bonnie Krysowaty, Travis Hay, Ashley Wilkinson

Responding to the needs of homeless and marginally housed persons has been a major component of the Canadian federal and provincial responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. However…

The pandemic and homeless people in the Turin area: the level of housing adequacy shapes experiences and well-being

Daniela Leonardi, Silvia Stefani

Considering the case study presented, the purpose of this paper is to analyse the impact of the pandemic in local services for homeless people. Drawing from the concept of…

A rapid review of practices to support people experiencing homelessness during COVID-19

Abe Oudshoorn, Tanya Benjamin, Tracy A. Smith-Carrier, Sarah Benbow, Carrie Anne Marshall, Riley Kennedy, Jodi Hall, C. Susana Caxaj, Helene Berman, Deanna Befus

People experiencing homelessness are uniquely vulnerable to the impacts of a pandemic, such as COVID-19. Therefore, governments across Canada have been implementing a patchwork of…


The impact of COVID-19 on research within the homeless services sector

Jeannette Waegemakers Schiff, Eric Paul Weissman, Deborah Scharf, Rebecca Schiff, Stephanie Campbell, Jordan Knapp, Alana Jones

This paper aims to discuss the challenges of conducting research with homelessness services frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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