News about HF in Finland
The FEANTSA Homeless in Europe Magazine discusses Participation: Inclusion, Empowerment and Routes Out of Homelessness. In "Nothing About Us Without Us! The Own Keys Project – People Who Have Experienced Homelessness Develop Services" by Carole Brady, Raija Maunula and Vlada Petrovskaja describe the main themes found out in their project: the importance of trust in cooperation as well as successes and challenges in the work.
Evaluation on the whole PAAVO program (2008-2015) will be carried out in 2014 as an international research review. The evaluation team consists of distinguished researchers on homelessness issues. The target of the process is to provide information and outlooks on measures in tackling homelessness after the present program period.
Information and the ARA´s report "Homelessness in Finland 2014"
The Programme Leader of the National Programme to Reduce Long-term Homelessness in Finland, Juha Kaakinen outlines the programme backround and results and the housing first principle in an interview published in the webpage of the Social Innovation Europe.
A European level housing first evaluation and mutual exchange project outlines the housing first approach in European welfare contexts during the years 2011-2013. Read more about the project on housingfirst.fi.