Rough sleepers who passed through the No Second Night Out hub were half as likely to return to sleeping on the streets than those who didn't, a new report on the London pilot has shown.
With more than 20 areas across England preparing to adopt NSNO, these findings from the first six months of the pilot show that only 16% of new rough sleepers who attended the London No Second Night Out Hub were seen sleeping rough again in the city, compared to 34% of those who did not attend the Hub.
The evaluation looks at the first six months of the pilot, which was launched in April 2011. Our analysis of the evaluation has found:
No Second Night Out is currently being rolled out across the country, with 41 services receiving grants from the Homeless Transition Fund to support them with ending rough sleeping. The launch of the Liverpool initiative will take place next month.