What we are doing to help rough sleepers and those at risk of becoming homeless

Developing a ‘Housing First’ approach

Housing First is a relatively new approach to solving rough sleeping. Developed in North America, Scandinavia and the UK, it focuses on housing people first and wrapping services around them as the relationship with the individual develops.

We are developing our own brand of Housing First, both through the Temporary Winter Housing Provision and through designated accommodation leased in the private rented sector. We will house people who are in desperate need of accommodation and tailor services to meet their needs.

This strategy is still being developed and we anticipate it being rolled out in October 2018.

Updates will appear here.

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