Adapting Housing First for homeless individuals with mental illness from ethno-racial groups

Moving from rhetoric to reality: adapting Housing First for homeless individuals with mental illness from ethno-racial groups
Vicky Stergiopoulos, Patricia O’Campo, Agnes Gozdzik, Jeyagobi Jeyaratnam, Simon Corneau, Aseefa Sarang, and Stephen W Hwang
Centre for Research on Inner City Health, The Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1 W8, Canada

Adapting Housing First with anti-racism/anti-oppression principles offers a promising approach to serving the diverse needs of homeless people from ethno-racial groups and strengthening the service systems developed to support them. The use of fidelity and implementation evaluations can be helpful in supporting successful adaptations of programs and services. Stergiopoulos et al. BMC Health Services Research 2012,12 http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/12/345

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