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Holding conversations about health
09 March 2023
As part of the Bridging the Health Gap project, we have produced a suite of resources aimed at supporting staff and volunteers to have conversations about health.
Learning Disabilities and Homelessness Toolkit
20 May 2022
This toolkit has been written by Dr Anna Tickle at Framework and Opportunity Nottingham with contributions from Westminster City Council, Change Communication, Professor Karen McKenzie at Northumbria University and Groundswell. There is also an accompanying webinar with Dr Tickle and other speakers.
Our Manifesto to End Homelessness
27 October 2023
With a general election looming in 2024, we have published our manifesto to end homelessness. Drawn from from our unique position as the membership body for over 800 homelessness organisations across England. It builds on work with our members, on engagement with specialists and experts and on the rich body of evidence on what works to end homelessness, outlining our core ambitions of the next government.
Understanding young people’s development
25 September 2023
A resource exploring how practitioners can facilitate safe transitions into adulthood with young people accessing homelessness services.
Bitesize learning: Supporting adults and young people through safeguarding
20 February 2023
Six 30-minute videos for frontline staff working in homelessness services on safeguarding adults and young people facing multiple disadvantage (multiple and/or complex needs) including sessions on the Care Act, non-UK nationals, mental capacity, care leavers, prison leavers and hospital discharge
Health & Homelessness Case Studies
16 February 2023
People experiencing homelessness experience some of the worst health outcomes in society. Read our case studies from organisations who have developed new ways of working to improve the health outcomes of the people they support.
COVID 19 Booster Uptake: Best Practice
20 January 2023
This webinar provides information and recommendations to support local response planning for COVID-19 booster vaccinations for people experiencing homelessness over the winter period.
COVID-19 General Guidance & Resources
22 November 2022
Guidance on COVID-19 testing and vaccination in homelessness settings over the winter period, with links to specialist organisations for further information and guidance on different aspects of COVID-19.
Unhealthy State of Homelessness 2022: Findings from the Homeless Health Needs Audit
27 October 2022
The Unhealthy State of Homelessness 2022 presents findings from 31 Homeless Health Needs Audits (HHNAs), representing 2,776 individuals
Bridging the Gap: understanding the health care support and training needs of frontline workers supporting people experiencing homelessness
17 August 2022
This paper, based on work carried out by the Homeless Health Consortium (Homeless Link, Groundswell and Pathway) as part of the wider VCSE Health and Wellbeing Alliance, sets out findings of a consultation with frontline homelessness workers and people experiencing homelessness.
London PLUS: Health and Wellbeing In Focus 2021-22
28 July 2022
These events below focused on Health and Wellbeing and were delivered between July 2021 and January 2022 as part of the London PLUS project.
Toolkit to support vaccine uptake
10 May 2022
People experiencing homelessness can be particularly vulnerable to the effects of COVID-19. There are many reasons for this, including insecure or overcrowded living situations, underlying health conditions and distrust of healthcare providers.