Short films about homelessness

 

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In this documentary the women from the Women's housing unit at the Helsinki Deaconess Institute talk about their lives, their homelessness and the significance of having a home of their own.

 

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The Keys

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The Keys reflects the impact a home can have on the treatment of addictions. The film shows us former homeless people, who are now able to live independently with the help of Salme Asunen, a deacon from Tampere.


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The Bed

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The Bed is a short film that tells the story of homelessness from the viewpoint of a bed. The film follows the daily life of three people staying or working at the Hietaniemi service centre for homeless.


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News

11.02.2015 FACTS, FINDINGS AND THE FUTURE - Seminar on the international review of the Finnish National Program to Reduce Long-term Homelessness

Results from the international research evaluation on the Program to Reduce Long-term Homelessness (2008 -2015), pathways to homelessness in Helsinki and future homeless policies were discussed in a seminar on February 10th, 2015. The seminar was be conducted in English.

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13.08.2014 Seminar 17.9.2014: Perspectives on Housing First in Finland

Preliminary results of the international research evaluation on The Finnish Programme to Reduce Long-term Homelessness

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13.08.2012 The continuation of the national programme

The national programme to reduce long-term homelessness will be continued in accordance with the Government Programme, and letters of intent will be signed with city councils for the period 2012–2015.

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28.11.2011 Short films about homelessness available online

Two short documentaries about homelessness, made for the project "Name on the door", are available with English subtitles.

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01.11.2011 Professor Suzanne Fitzpatrick's seminar presentation at the Finnish national seminar on homelessness

Professor Suzanne Fitzpatrick from Scotland's Heriot-Watt University visited the Finnish national seminar on homelessness, held in Tampere on 18th October 2011.

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