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Resource Title: Homelessness Prevention: Creating Programs that Work

Format: HTML

Product Developer: Non-Governmental Organization icon

Product Type: Guidebooks

Date Completed: July 2009

Author/Organization: Abt Associates


This resource includes a guide and companion guide that will help organizations create or improve homelessness prevention and shelter diversion programs. The guide describes the critical decisions that have to be made about targeting services, referrals, staffing, partnerships, and outcomes. It also includes some of the tools that prevention programs can use and describes the interventions that effectively prevent homelessness.

The companion guide provides crucial background information about homelessness and describes the critical decisions and assessments that a community must make to create effective prevention programs.


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