CHAIN is a multi-agency database recording information about people sleeping rough and the wider street population in London. The system, which is commissioned and funded by the Mayor of London and managed by Homeless Link, represents the UK's most detailed and comprehensive source of information about rough sleeping.Find out more
Rough Sleeper Count
Every year local authorities across England must make a count or estimate of the number of people who are sleeping rough in their area. Homeless Link is funded by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) to support local authorities to do this and to verify their counts or estimates.Read more here
London Atlas of Street Homelessness
Homeless Link works with the London Housing Federation to produce an annual interactive map of London's Homelessness Services. It includes overlay maps of numbers of rough sleepers and the types and scale of service available in each borough, in addition to showing historical trends.Visit the Atlas now
Homeless England is the most comprehensive database of services for people facing homelessness in England. With a geolocation search it helps people contact the best local services for their needs.Visit Homeless England
Health Needs Audit
We carry out regular research and produce a toolkit so the health needs of homeless populations can be assessed.Read more here
Shocking statistics show urgent need for action on rental reform.
Quarterly statistics on statutory homelessness show a big rise. This is Homeless Link's media response.
New member: Reset-21 CIC
We're delighted to welcome Reset-21 CIC as a new member of Homeless Link!
Important cold-health alert information for supported housing and floating support providers
With the weather getting significantly colder, supported accommodation and floating support providers need to take action to ensure the safety and wellbeing of those using their services.
Forthcoming events at Homeless Link
Multiple exclusion homelessness: intro to new practitioner safeguarding toolkit
Come along to our free webinar to introduce the new 'Multiple Exclusion Homelessness: Practitioner Safeguarding Toolkit'.
Policy and Influencing Network: Defining Policy "Asks"
Free event for people in the homelessness sector who would like to engage in influencing in the run up to the general election.
London Plus: Systems Change in Homelessness Services
Upcoming London Plus training hosted by Shelter