Recovering from Homelessness: Determining the “Quality of Sobriety” in a Transitional Housing Program

@article{Dordick2002RecoveringFH,
  title={Recovering from Homelessness: Determining the “Quality of Sobriety” in a Transitional Housing Program},
  author={Gwendolyn A. Dordick},
  journal={Qualitative Sociology},
  year={2002},
  volume={25},
  pages={7-32}
}
Recent years have seen fundamental shifts in the objectives and delivery of assistance to the homeless. An early emphasis on emergency shelter and monetary housing assistance has been replaced by a focus on programs designed to blend shelter with an array of social services. In most instances, however, programs combining shelter and social services are designed as transitional; that is, they are intended to help homeless individuals and families move from a position of dependence to one where… Expand
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