Early Childhood Education Journal

, Volume 33, Issue 3, pp 195–200 | Cite as

Helping Homeless Families Overcome Barriers to Successful Functioning

  • Kevin J. Swick


The author articulates key stressors in the lives of families who are homeless. These stresses often combine with barriers such as lack of job opportunities and/or insensitive professionals. Strategies for helping homeless families overcome these barriers and related issues are presented.


homeless families barriers to success family involvement homeless children early childhood homeless 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Early Childhood Education College of EducationUniversity of South CarolinaColumbiaUSA

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