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Housing First Caseloads: Flexing Up and Down. Avril Polock

Avril Pollock from Turning Point Scotland's Housing First Legacy Service reflects on the principles of Housing First focussing on the fidelity principle of the 1-7 staff to service user ratio.

Can Housing First play a role in Homeless Prevention (Protecting Homes)?

Nicky Miller, Head of Homelessness at Turning Point Scotland, proposes a role for Housing First in protecting homes.

Tracy Polson, Housing First Peer Worker, shares her experiences of receiving and providing support.

Tracy Polson, a Peer Worker with Glasgow HF answers questions about moving from receiving support to providing it.

Sabrina Galella from A Way Home Scotland-Youth Homelessness Prevention Pathways

Sabrina Galella from A Way Home Scotland discusses the importance of Prevention Pathways in Youth Homelessness.

Alex Smith from Housing First England writes about developing housing management in Housing First

Alex Smith from Housing First England writes about developing housing management in Housing First.

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