Dr Jess Heerde

Senior Research Fellow, Department of Paediatrics (Royal Children’s Hospital), Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne.

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Preventing a rebound in youth homelessness after COVID-19

Initiatives to protect homeless young people during the pandemic were effective, but we need a long term strategy that delivers better support and helps prevent homelessness

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Health & Medicine

Homelessness and violence

For young people experiencing homelessness, violence and its threat can become a daily issue of survival and protection

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Health & Medicine

A paw in need

A pilot program has brought in therapy dogs to help support young people experiencing homelessness as research probes the underlying causes

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