|This centre is a member of The LSE Research Laboratory [RLAB]: CASE | CEE | CEP | SERC | STICERD||Cookies?|
Paper No' CASE 037: | Full paper
Save Reference as: BibTeX File | EndNote Import File
Keywords: Homelessness; young women; social exclusion
Is hard copy/paper copy available? NO - Paper Copy Out Of Print.
This Paper is published under the following series: CASE Papers
Share this page: Google Bookmarks | Facebook | Twitter
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.
Copyright © RLAB & LSE 2003 - 2014 | LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE | Contact: RLAB | Site updated 22 October 2014