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The Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness (ICPH) is an independent nonprofit research organization based in New York City. Drawing on the talent of an experienced, professional research staff, the Institute produces action-oriented research designed to illuminate the complex issue of family homelessness, and inform and enhance public policy related to homeless families.

ICPH focuses its research on homeless families, as well as those living in extreme poverty, examining the demographics of this growing population, the challenges these families face in becoming self-sufficient, and the programs that are most effective in helping them transition out of poverty. Working with programs and partner organizations across the country, the Institute disseminates these findings to policy makers at all levels of government, colleagues in the research community, advocates, and educators, to promote a robust, evidenced-based dialogue and positively influence services and policy toward homeless families.

In addition to its published research, ICPH produces an array of products and materials to engage the public and support professionals working with homeless families. These services include frequent e-bulletins and social media outreach to inform audiences about relevant current events, curriculum development for child education programs, and training for program operators in program development and curriculum implementation. White Tiger Press, an independent publisher in New York City, publishes occasional research-based books from ICPH researchers on family poverty and homelessness. ICPH also distributes materials such as posters and curricula for Homes for the Homeless, a leading family social service provider in New York City.

Use this tool to browse ICPH's archive of published research. Narrow your search by the type and topic of the publication you're looking for.
Primary Stakeholders' Perspectives on Services for Families Without Homes [DRAFT]
4/2014
The Process of Poverty Destabilization: How Gentrification is Reshaping Upper Manhattan and the Bronx and Increasing Homelessness in New York City
2/2014
The American Almanac at a Glance
10/2013
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