Barriers within the Safety Net: A study of family homelessness in Somerville, Massachusetts and the availability, accessibility, and effectiveness of social services

Jichlinski, Amanda

The purpose of this study was to examine the availability, accessibility, and acceptability of supportive service programs for homeless families in Somerville, MA. Family homelessness in the United States, practically nonexistent before the 1980s, is rapidly growing to be one of the fasted growing problems today. Social conditions including rising poverty, stagnant wages and a steady decline in av... read more

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