Using after-shelter case management to improve outcomes for families with children.

@article{Helvie1992UsingAC,
  title={Using after-shelter case management to improve outcomes for families with children.},
  author={Carl O. Helvie and B B Alexy},
  journal={Public health reports},
  year={1992},
  volume={107 5},
  pages={
          585-8
        }
}
Homelessness and living in shelters have complex and multiple adverse effects on children that lend urgency to assisting families with children to leave shelters and to achieve independent and stable living arrangements. Some shelters offer only short-term housing with no additional support services. Others offer long stays with a comprehensive range of social and economic support services. While living in a shelter, families are faced with such major challenges as finding employment that is… CONTINUE READING