Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Summary
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • The policy framework for reducing homelessness
      • About the Specialist Homelessness Services Collection
      • About this report
    • 2 A profile of clients
      • Characteristics of clients
      • Clients’ needs for assistance and services provided
      • Client outcomes following support
    • 3 A comparison of homeless and at risk clients
    • 4 A profile of special interest groups
      • Children and young clients
      • Older clients
      • Indigenous clients
      • Families
      • Clients who have experienced domestic and family violence
      • Clients with a current mental health issue
      • Clients leaving care
      • Clients exiting custodial arrangements
      • Children with a care or protection order
    • 5 A profile of specialist homelessness agencies
      • Agency size
      • Agency location
    • 6 Unmet demand
      • Unassisted requests for assistance
      • Unmet need for services for clients
    • 7 Trends in the homelessness services client population
      • Agencies
      • Clients
  • End matter
    • Appendix A
      • About the Specialist Homelessness Services Collection and data presented in this report
    • Appendix B
      • Data quality statement: Specialist Homelessness Services Collection, 2011–12
    • Appendix C
      • Imputation strategy for the Specialist Homelessness Services Collection, 2011‒12
    • Appendix D
      • How do the SAAP NDC and the SHSC differ?
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • Related publications