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Homelessness and need
The majority of people who sleep on the streets, and in hostels and night shelters, are men. However, the number of women, particularly younger women, in these circumstances has increased (Anderson et al., 1993). They are often people with complex care and support needs, which go way beyond the provision of accommodation. But, as you will learn in this free course, Homelessness and need, complex needs are both a cause and a product of homelessness.
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- understand how some of the needs of homeless people can be met.
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- 1 The Swansea Cyrenians
- 2 Schemes run by Swansea Cyrenians in 1999
- 3 Biographical perspective: using pathways
- 4 Audio clip 1: John
- 5 Audio clip 2: Danny
- 6 Audio clip 3: Ernest
- 7 Audio clip 4: Paul
- 8 Comment on the audio clips
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