Children and young people who experience homelessness are particularly vulnerable.
It is vital that their views are heard and responded to in a practical way so programs and services that support their wellbeing can be improved and better targeted.
Policy and Support Needs of Independent Homeless Young People 12-15 Years: Young People’s Voices
A report prepared for the Commissioner for Children and Young People WA by Edith Cowan University
Literature Review – Homelessness in young people aged under 16 years
Literature Review – Children who are homeless with their family
The State of Western Australia's Children and Young People – Edition Two
Housing and homelessness: the impact on the wellbeing of WA children and young people
Developed from the Commissioner's 2014 Wellbeing Monitoring Framework
Submission to the Department of Housing, November 2009
Housing 2020: Future Directions for Affordable Housing
Submission to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Family Community Housing and Youth, August 2009
Inquiry into the principles and service standards for new homelessness legislation
Submission to the Minister for Housing and the Status of Women, July 2008
Why Way Home?: A New Approach to Homelessness
Media, Picturing homelessness: Perth teen uses photography to focus eyes on young people
ABC Online – 6 August 2015
Home is Where My Heart Is
Home Is Where My Heart provides young people who have experienced homelessness with an opportunity to express themselves and their views through photography.