An Introduction to the criminal justice system for homelessness services

Find out how to work with people who have a history of offending to reduce re-offending and help them achieve positive goals.

This is a one day course to provide participants with a greater understanding of how the criminal justice system operates and the implications that this has for the homelessness sector. 

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for new frontline staff or experienced professionals who want to update their skills. Keyworkers and Managers.

What wil you learn?

On completion of this course you will:

  • understand that offending behaviour should be seen as a specific need that should be met
  • understand how the homelessness and criminal justice sectors can work together
  • have a better understanding of the criminal justice system- the key players and their roles
  • understand the roles and responsibilities of homelessness sector staff working with clients in custody and on community sentences
  • be able to implement organisational policies regarding offending behaviour.


One day course

Costs (in-house training)

This course can be booked in-house for a team of up to 16
Members: £799
Associate members: £920
Non members: £1,150

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
Twitter: @TrainingHL