Research Report Evolution in Programs Offering Supportive Housing to Child Welfare–Involved Families: Services Integration and Systems Change at the Half-Way Point
Martha R. Burt, Maeve E. Gearing, Marla McDaniel
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This report examines the progress of five demonstration sites in Broward County, Cedar Rapids, Memphis, San Francisco, and Connecticut as they provide supportive housing and intensive services to families in the child welfare system. Participating in the Partnership to Demonstrate the Effectiveness of Supportive Housing funded by the US Department of Health and Human Services, each site created new service delivery structures that integrate services among child welfare agencies, housing providers, and other service organizations. We highlight similarities and differences in how each site has tackled services integration two years into the demonstration.
Research Areas Nonprofits and philanthropy Families Social safety net Children and youth Housing
Tags Economic well-being Housing vouchers and mobility Homelessness Child welfare Housing affordability Foster care Parenting Housing subsidies
Policy Centers Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center