13 Mar 2020 - 11:02am
Timothy Platt from The Salvation Army calls on the government to rethink how personal service charges are managed for those claiming Universal Credit.
Our online magazine for homelessness professionals. News, opinion and features from Homeless Link and across the sector.
5 Mar 2020 - 5:20pm
UPDATED 23 MARCH 2020
The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak presents specific risks to the homelessness sector. The people that our members support are in the high risk group, with long term conditions that mean, should the virus affect a member...
27 Feb 2020 - 10:00am
On 27 February 2020, the Government published the Rough Sleeping Statistics for England in Autumn 2019.
27 Feb 2020 - 9:40am
Reflecting on today’s rough sleeping figures, Rick Henderson, Homeless Link’s Chief Executive, argues that this is the time for longer term thinking and investment if we are to make a lasting difference.
26 Feb 2020 - 10:00am
Housing First takes a person-centred approach to support. One of the seven principles is around an individual’s right to choice and control. The unique ethos is so integral to this model that it is important to establish it right from the start – when...
14 Feb 2020 - 12:39pm
Ben Finney is a peer mentor at Expert Citizens, and contributed to a recent report for St Mungo’s entitled Knocked back: failing to support people sleeping rough with drug and alcohol...
14 Feb 2020 - 11:57am
7 Feb 2020 - 10:06am
Homeless Link has worked with The Good Things Foundation since 2015 to explore how digital support is offered in the Homelessness sector. Julie Cook, Innovaion and Good Practive Manager at Homeless Link, tells us more about the Reboot project.
31 Jan 2020 - 9:58am
Young people become homeless for a whole host of reasons including structural factors, systems failures and individual circumstances. In this blog, Homeless Link's Alex Smith and Lauren Page-Hammick, explore how Housing First can be a solution.
29 Jan 2020 - 11:40am
Next in our series of films promoting the winners of last year's Excellence Awards, we have a film showcasing the Social Enterprise of the Year - Just Works / Printed By Us (Cathedral Archer Project)