Criminal Justice & homelessness

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. 

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 

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.


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
Twitter: @TrainingHL