The Increasing Need for Trauma-informed Care Shelters
Source: Homeless Strategy
Resource Type: Website or Webpage Article
Focus Population: Peers, People who have experienced Trauma
Topics: Peer Support, Trauma-informed
The Increasing Need for Trauma-informed Care Shelters. The majority of people experiencing homelessness have experienced trauma in their lives. Yet, the physical and social environment of many shelters can be highly traumatizing and re-traumatizing. This article provides practical steps shelters can take to make their services and shelter environment safer for people experiencing homelessness.