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Pathways to and from Homelessness: Women And Children In Chicago Shelters

General Material
Published Date
January, 2004

Shelter supervisors and staff were also interviewed as to their perception of the needs of the shelter residents. Information about the women such as age, residence, education, health, criminal records, public benefits, children and repeated homelessness are detailed in the report. Additionally, factors contributing to the women's homelessness, and recommendations are also provided.