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Those who are not in stable accommodation after leaving health or social care arrangements are particularly vulnerable to homelessness. Clients are identified as leaving care if in their first support period during the reporting period (either the week before or at the beginning of the support period):
In 2014–15, over 6,000 clients or 2% of specialist homelessness service clients were identified as leaving care.
The proportion of clients leaving care and seeking assistance from specialist homelessness services has remained relatively stable over the 4 years of the SHS collection to 2014–15. Key trends identified in this client population over these 4 years are:
n.a. Not available.
Rates are crude rates based on the Australian estimated resident population (ERP) at 30 June of the reference year.
* Indicates where previously published data have been revised to ensure consistent reporting over time. 2011–12 data were revised in December 2013 but not previously reported in this format.
The denominator for the proportion achieving all case management goals is the number of client groups with a case management plan. Denominator values for proportions are provided in the relevant National supplementary table.
Source: Specialist homelessness services Annual Reports 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14 and 2014–15.
In 2014–15 changes occurred in the way agencies are required to report ‘main reason’ and ‘reasons for seeking assistance’. Comparisons over time should be made with caution as the reporting of housing crisis, financial difficulties and housing affordability stress may be inconsistent between agencies. See Technical information for further details.
of all clients leaving care arrangements needed short term or emergency accommodation.
For those clients leaving care and with closed support periods:
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