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This course aims to provide a useful introduction to homelessness. It will explore the reasons behind homelessness, both at a systemic and personal level. It will also examine the various ways the sector supports people experiencing homelessness, while also looking at the prevalent challenges and hurdles. By the end, delegates will have a deeper understanding of the homelessness landscape and the efforts being made to address it.

Who is this course for?

It is suitable for managers, frontline staff and volunteers who are new to the sector 

What will your team learn?

Through this course, your team will:

  • Understand the causes and pathways to homelessness
  • Define and recognise the various manifestations of homelessness, including its diverse forms and contexts
  • Learn about the key aspects of government policy aimed at ending homelessness
  • Understand the roles and obligations of local authorities in addressing homelessness
  • Identify the current challenges hindering efforts to end and prevent homelessness
  • Be able to outline the personal steps that you can take to deliver services or campaign for change.

How will it be delivered?

This one-day course can be booked for a team of up to 16 for in-person training or up to 20 for online training.

If you need something different, we can tailor the course delivery to suit you, with some potential adjustments in cost.

How much will it cost?

Non-members: £1,400

Members: £990

Please note, if you're opting for in-person training, the expenses of the trainer (e.g. travel to your location) will be added to your invoice.

We are a social enterprise so choosing training with us not only equips your team with vital skills but also fuels impactful research and campaigns, so every purchase goes back into ending homelessness.

Ready to take the next step?

To book or if you'd like to find out more:
Email: training@homelesslink.org.uk
​Call: James at 07375 042 815 or Hannah at 07939 967 209

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