Develop your understanding of the hoarding disorder spectrum and learn skills to enable you to work more effectively with those who are impacted by hoarding.

Online learning

If you are interested in potentially running this topic through our live, interactive online in-house offer please contact James Cuming on 07375 042 815 or james.cuming@homelesslink.org.uk 

Who is this course for?

  • It is suitable for frontline staff in the homelessness and supported housing sector, who want to update their skills.

What will you learn?

On completion of this course you will:

  • Understand the hoarding disorder spectrum and how it differs from other disorders.
  • Understand its causes and implications for environmental, psychological and physical health.
  • Understand and be able to categorise different types of hoarders using validated screenig tools.
  • Be aware of different treatment options for hoarders.
  • Have learnt skills to support hoarders to discard, including harm minimisation techniques .
  • Looked at legal methods to deal with hoarders.


Face to face: One-day course
Online: Three 1.5 hour modules delivered over three dates 

Costs for one full-day face to face course or three 1.5 hour online modules

This course can be booked for a team of up to 16 for face to face training or up to 20 for online training 

Members face to face: £825 plus Trainer expenses
Members online: £850 - no Trainer expenses

Associate members face to face: £945 plus Trainer expenses
Associate members online: £970 - no Trainer expenses

Non members face to face: £1,175 plus Trainer expenses
Non members online: £1,200 - no Trainer expenses

Talk To Us

James Cuming

Training manager

James our training manager develops and manages Homeless Link's in-house training programme.

Telephone: 020 7840 4450
Email: training@homelesslink.org.uk
Twitter: @TrainingHL