From the Sector

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I wanted to research the issue of homelessness and work for several reasons. Firstly, so many of the hundreds of homeless people I’ve...
Welfare reform has set us on a journey of changes to the benefit system, with the ultimate fall out for individuals being argued over by many...
In the homelessness sector, there's always a risk of complacency - to believe we are good at what we do, simply because our rhetoric says we...
As a university lecturer, trying to engage first year students with complex social problems of which they have little experience, I often ask them...
The three men sat slumped on the pavement just off London’s Brick Lane as I hurried past them at the weekend. Their cans of Skol Super were...
I’m afraid it’s true that as a result of the compulsory competitive tendering environment driving the price of support contracts ever...
In Temple Gardens with the Thames close by she sits on a bench this homeless woman, slumped forward, face pressed into a mound of belongings that...
Do you know who your councillors are and what they are working on? Are your messages relevant to their agenda? The key is to engage with the...
We need a new language and approach to tackling youth homelessness. Most of the issues young people face are wider and more complex than their need...
We will never be able to end homelessness while we have to struggle against the artificial barriers we know are in operation in some authorities...
We can’t end homelessness without dropping priority status. It’s a discriminatory, biased and blind approach – a 30 year old...
I know that David Cameron has houses in Downing Street, Chequers and Chipping Norton – oh, and has he another in London? Despite this excess...