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Housing, Care and Support

Housing, Care and Support

A journal on policy, research and practice

ISSN: 1460-8790

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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Aims and Scope

Housing, Care and Support (HCS) provides an arena for international information, debate, reflection and the dissemination of research on the wider role of housing in the development of healthy and inclusive communities.

The journal is committed to keeping researchers and professionals alike up to date with all aspects of housing and related support.

HCS is multidisciplinary in nature to reflect the broad community of researchers and professionals involved in the field. Each paper explicitly states implications for practice giving practical advice to inform future research, policy and practice.

The journal offers a broad range of content, including:

  • Evidence-based, peer-reviewed research articles
  • Policy updates and commentary on developments 
  • Practice papers and reports
  • Narrative accounts of experience in working across housing, health and social care boundaries.

Regular themes and topics include:

  • Homelessness
  • Commissioning
  • Changing needs
  • Tackling exclusion
  • International perspectives
  • Building communities.

Interested in submitting a paper? View the journal's general CALL FOR PAPERS

This journal is abstracted and indexed in:

CINAHL, CPA’s AgeInfo, CPA’s New Literature on Old Age, EBSCO Abstracts in Social Gerontology, EBSCO Academic Search Alumni/Complete/Elite/Premier, Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Illustrata, ReadCube Discover, Scopus, Social Care Online, ZETOC

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Housing, Care and Support is available as part of an online subscription to the Emerald Health & Social Care eJournals Collection. For more information, please email [email protected] or visit the Emerald Health & Social Care eJournals Collection page.

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