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Risk Factors for Homelessness Among US Veterans

Homelessness among US veterans has been a focus of research for over 3 decades. Following Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) guidelines, this is the first systematic review to summarize research on risk factors for homelessness among…

A Study of Substance Abuse, Traumata and Social Support Systems Among Homeless Veterans

This study of homeless veterans, including 310 women and 315 men, who abuse substances, is designed to examine predictors of readmission to inpatient drug treatment in a two-year follow-up. It appears to be the first study of gender differences in…

Veterans’ Transition Review: Follow-up Report 2017

The original Veterans' Transition Review makes a number of recommendations concerning education and training, resettlement and employment, housing, health, welfare and the third sector, finance, advocacy and the Armed Forces covenant, information provision, and reservists. The report reviews the policies in…

Veterans’ Transition Review: Follow-up Report 2016

The original Veterans' Transition Review makes a number of recommendations concerning education and training, resettlement and employment, housing, health, welfare and the third sector, finance, advocacy and the Armed Forces covenant, information provision, and reservists. The report reviews the policies in…

Veterans’ Transition Review: Follow-up Report 2015

The original Veterans' Transition Review makes a number of recommendations concerning education and training, resettlement and employment, housing, health, welfare and the third sector, finance, advocacy and the Armed Forces covenant, information provision, and reservists. The report reviews the policies in…

Meeting the Needs of Homeless Veterans

This report has been written by SPEAR staff involved in service delivery, with the support of Leapfrog consultancy. It draws on interviews with clients, partner agencies, as well as the staff delivering the service and references research and best practice…

Literature review: UK veterans and homelessness

Homelessness among veterans has been a controversial issue since the Napoleonic Wars. Today, the media reports on veterans of more recent conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, who find themselves without a roof continue. There has been a feeling that veterans…