Product AF1427

Door-to-Door Social Inclusion in a multi-ethnic problem neighbourhood

Final results of an effectiveness study

Social inclusion of people who are long-term unemployed is a major challenge, in particular in densely populated large city neighbourhoods such as the Schilderswijk in The Hague (Netherlands). Many of those citizens feel trapped in a cycle of unemployment, stigma, poverty and complex social problems. The Hague developed a social case management intervention to increase participation and employment of long-term unemployed parents: the Door-to-Door approach (DTD). The Trimbos Institute conducted an effectiveness study to evaluate the impact of this approach.

Main findings

Occupational participation including voluntary work increased in 40% of 111 persons in the DTD programme compared to 27% in 85 persons in the control group whom had been offered a minimum of support. Also 5% of DTD participants gained and kept paid competitive or supported employment during follow-up, against none of the control participants. These differences are relatively small but significant.

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Pagina's
4
Productnummer
AF1427
Jaar van uitgave
2015
Auteur
Milou Haggenburg, Harry Michon

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