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Developed and delivered by Hestia, a leading organisation in supporting survivors of modern slavery and human trafficking, this course will provide an overview of modern slavery and exploitation. This one-day course will cover modern slavery and its forms, including human trafficking, forced criminality, forced labour and sexual exploitation. The course will provide delegates with an understanding of how to identify potential victims of modern slavery, and how modern slavery interacts with homelessness.

Delegates will also be provided with an overview of the National Referral Mechanism – the support service available to potential victims of modern slavery – and how survivors are supported by organisations such as Hestia.

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone interested in learning about modern slavery and its forms, and how to identify potential victims, including:

  1. Frontline workers from the homelessness sector
  2. Frontline workers from the non-UK nationals sector 
  3. Local Authority staff 

What will your team learn?

Through this course, you will:

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of modern slavery, examining its various forms both within the UK and globally
  • Explore the National Referral Mechanism, learning how to identify potential victims and respond effectively to their needs
  • Develop expertise in supporting survivors of modern slavery, addressing their specific needs and overcoming barriers to disclosure
  • Understand the intersection of homelessness with modern slavery, equipping your team with the knowledge and tools necessary to navigate and combat modern slavery effectively

Please note that sensitive topics will be discussed as part of this training, and we incorporate a trauma-informed approach to our learning and discussions.

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

Email the training team