Street Sleepers

Author: Tommy Lee Byrd
Publisher: Cartech Incorporated
ISBN: 9781934709580
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Outstanding photography and in-depth owner interviews tell the tale, and even track times are shared.

Faces Of Homelessness In The Asia Pacific

Author: Carole Zufferey
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315475235
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sleeper. issue'. (1977–1985). The earliest documented surveys on street
sleepers and cagehome dwellers were conducted through university students'
projects between 1977 and 1979 and dealt mostly with the existing number of
street sleepers and their daily life conditions. These surveys also mentioned
some available services for street sleepers that were managed by NGOs. Around
that time there were three shelters for street sleepers older than 55 managed by
Street Sleepers ...

Social Services Administration In Hong Kong

Author: Chan Kam Tong
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9814485950
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The MDTESS aimed at providing an intensive outreach service to street sleepers,
with special emphasis to help rehouse elderly persons and reintegrate them into
the society. With a view to achieve this goal, five objectives were then stated: (1)
To help rehouse homeless elderly street sleepers; (2) To help elderly street
sleepers improve their personal hygiene even if they choose to remain on the
streets; (3) To establish and maintain elderly street sleepers' communication with
helping ...

Women Rough Sleepers In Europe

Author: Kate Moss
Publisher: Policy Press
ISBN: 1447334604
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Based on a European Union DAPHNE III-funded project, this important book tells the story of the women and organisations that took part in the study.

Introduction To Social Housing

Author: Paul Reeves
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136392068
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Or does it bring to mind a sad collection of misfits using a day centre provided by
a charity or a council, offering somewhere to get a hot meal and some respite
from the streets; or perhaps a soup van in London's Piccadilly Circus? These are
poignant images, and somewhat stereotypical, but I believe that the term 'street
sleeper' conjured up one or more of these images in your mind. Street sleepers
have been the subject of a large number of initiatives over the last twenty or thirty

The Shek Kip Mei Myth

Author: Alan Smart
Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
ISBN: 9789622097926
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The Urban Council survey noted that 2714 of the street-sleepers were cooking on
the street and comments that "This Department has always regarded the 'cookers'
as regular street sleepers and the 'non-cookers' as casuals".14 There were also
in 1954 three thousand people "who are nearly all the victims of former fires and,
in CP's [Commissioner of Police] opinion, comprised the majority of the general
street sleepers of the Colony before the fire occurred".15 This was the largest ...

Negotiating Territoriality

Author: Allan Charles Dawson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317800532
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In February 1954, a police survey located 21,700 persons sleeping on the streets
and in 4,736 shacks in the Sham Shui Po area who could be identified as Shek
Kip Mei fire victims. Given the difficulties of the housing situation, these numbers
seemed quite low. A memorandum from Mr. Barnett, the chairman of the Urban
Council, commented that “all those in my Department remember the days of 1940
and 1941 when there were said to be some half a million street-sleepers in the ...

Working With Adults At Risk From Harm

Author: Greenfields, Margaret
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335241220
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Personal safety Rough sleepers are at greatly exacerbated risk of violent assault
than are surrounding populations (including those insecurely accommodated in
hostels and squats). The dangers to rough sleepers include violence from other '
street homeless' people – particularly associated with use of alcohol and drugs or
those having an episode of mental ill-health, and also from passing members of
the public who may themselves be drunk or simply regard homeless vulnerable ...