Kids Under Cover Publications

Read more about our work and keep up-to-date with information about our work in preventing youth homelessness, news, and events through past and present publications

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Annual Reports


Crowding, Risk and Homelessness Thesis by Dr Paul Stolz

‘A New Place to Call Home’ Kids Under Cover Long-Term Studio Impact Report

Led by Dr Paul Stolz of Swinburne University of Technology, this important piece of research sought to confirm whether the long-term impacts of Kids Under Cover’s Studio Program aligned with the claimed benefits of the program. The consensus among the young people interviewed was the Kids Under Cover studio had had significant positive effects on their lives, specifically in terms of

  • family relations
  • physical and mental health
  • social and educational development, and
  • employment opportunities and aspirations

Most significantly, this research confirmed the effectiveness of Kids Under Cover’s Studio Program in preventing youth homelessness.

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Social Return on Investment Report

Solving the intractable problem of homelessness. A new report shows early intervention interrupts new generation of potential rough sleepers.

Kids Under Cover has released a comprehensive Social Return on Investment Report revealing the extent of the economic and social impact of their preventative initiatives

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About Us

Building Foundations to Prevent Youth Homelessness Kids Under Cover is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to preventing youth homelessness. We are a charity organisation in Australia supporting vulnerable

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What We Do

Prevention is better than cure Kids Under Cover has been working hard for 30 years to prevent youth homelessness. We support vulnerable and disadvantaged young

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How we help

  When it comes to youth homelessness prevention is better than cure. It’s a grave misconception young people become homeless by choice. The reality is vastly different.

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