London PLUS Project

The PLUS Project is a partnership between Shelter and Homeless Link. Funded by London Councils, we support organisations, boroughs and landlords in London working with people who are sleeping rough, homeless, or in housing need. Our work has a stong partnership, cross-sector working and equalities focus. 

What the PLUS Project can offer you

All PLUS Project activities are funded by London Councils, which means there is no cost to you.

Training and Events During Covid-19

Unfortunately all of our face to face training and events are currently on hold due to Covid-19. However we are running a number of online networking and training sessions. We have the following webinar topics running in June for London-based organisations:

  • Harassment and Unlawful Eviction: Civil and Criminal remedies
  • Statutory Overcrowding
  • Domestic Abuse: Seeking Help
  • Introduction to Universal Credit during Coronavirus
  • Telephone Skills
  • Aggressive and Difficult Behaviours

For more details, please see the brochure below. To reserve a place, please complete the booking form.

Good practice events and networking forums - currently on hold due to Covid-19

Our good practice spotlight events and forums focus on the latest policy, innovation, good practice and research in the homelessness and related sectors. They are open to London-based borough officers, frontline staff and landlords and offer fantastic networking opportunities. Details of upcoming events will be advertised in the monthly PLUS newsletter and on Homeless Link's website.

Sign up to the newseltter via the PLUS Project landing page.

Training - face to face training currently on hold due to Covid-19

Our training courses cover a wide range of topics including:

  • welfare reform
  • homelessness law
  • systems leadership
  • making effective homelessness applications
  • European Nationals' Housing Rights
  • domestic violence and housing
  • aggressive and difficult behaviour

Borough Work

We will attend borough/sub-regional homelessness networks and forums to keep you updated with the latest policy develoment, funding and partnership working opportunities.

The project will provide more intensive support to outer London boroughs who have seen homelessness figures recently increase.

Policy briefings and homelessness information updates

We send out a monthly email newsletter with the latest homelessness news, consultations, training and events.

We also provide regular briefings on CHAIN data and statutory homelessness trends to keep you up to date with the state of homelessness in London.

The opportunity to feed into consultations and influence decision makers

There are regular opportunities to feed into Homeless Link consultations. If you need support around responding to a particular policy or consultation please London.Plus@homelesslink.org.uk.

Our work with other London Councils funded projects

The PLUS project is working with other agencies funded by London Councils, including domestic and sexual violence, homelessness and No Recourse to Public Funds. Further details of projects can be found on London Councils website.

London Councils

PLUS Project Training - Free 90-minute webinars run by Shelter

Available topics:

  • Harassment and Unlawful Eviction: Civil and Criminal remedies
  • Statutory Overcrowding
  • Domestic Abuse: Seeking Help
  • Introduction to Universal Credit during Coronavirus
  • Telephone Skills
  • Aggressive and Difficult Behaviours

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