Former Prisoners – Research

No exit into homelessness: Still a Dream?
The housing needs of women leaving prison

Women In Prison Advocacy Network (WIPAN) – Discussion Paper: August 2011

This discussion paper is a response to the experience of women participating in the WIPAN Mentoring Program, that matches mentors from the community with women exiting prison.

The purpose of this paper is to promote discussion and reach a common understanding of the housing issues of women exiting prison.

This paper describes the barriers women experience when seeking long term suitable housing and accessing support to maintain a tenancy.


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