Evaluation of homelessness services to adults in the secure estate

Madoc-Jones, I, Hughes, C, Dubberley, S, Gorden, C, Washington-Dyer, K, Wilson, F, Ahmed, A ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6164-0656, Lockwood, KA ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3818-1399 and Wilding, MA ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0101-3244 2018, Evaluation of homelessness services to adults in the secure estate , Project Report, Welsh Government, Cardiff. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This evaluation aimed to assess how changes to legislative duties towards those leaving custody since 2015 had been implemented by local authorities, prisons and probation providers; what impact the changes had on housing prison leavers; and to identify areas of good practice in meeting the housing needs of prison leavers. Chapter 1 provide some understanding the policy context for the development and implementation of the National Pathway for Homelessness Services to Adults in the Secure Estate. Chapter 2 briefly covers the existing delivery arrangements for the pathway. A background paper accompanies this report and provides more in depth exploration of both these issues. Chapter 3 describes the methodology adopted to undertake the evaluation. In turn thereafter, chapters 4, 5 and 6 respectively present the findings in relation to the operation of the National Pathway at the reception, prerelease and community stages of a prisoner’s journey into and out of custody. In Chapter 7, better practices in relation to implementing the National Pathway are discussed. Finally in chapter 8 the evaluation findings are summarised and recommendations for improving practices are identified.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Schools: Schools > School of Health and Society > Centre for Applied Research in Health, Welfare and Policy
Publisher: Welsh Government
ISBN: 9781789374728
Funders: Welsh Government
Depositing User: Dr Mark Wilding
Date Deposited: 06 Sep 2019 12:58
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2019 13:00
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/52300

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