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Homeless Network Scotland

At Homeless Network Scotland, we believe homelessness in Scotland can be ended if we act together on what works and what matters. We are a membership organisation with a unique role to help grow the policy and system changes needed to resolve homelessness. And as a network, we: • Connect people and places to drive […]

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Simon Community Scotland

Simon Community Scotland is working to combat the causes and effects of homelessness. Our vision is that everyone should have a safe place to live and access to the support they need. By working and learning together we can drive impact and change, person to person – to transform everyone’s experience of homelessness in Scotland. […]

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Greater Manchester Housing First

The Greater Manchester Housing First pilot is one of three English pilots testing the model at scale with the intention of supporting 330 people into a home of their own and providing the wraparound support they need to sustain those tenancies. The three national pilots are being assessed by an independent consortium of researchers from […]

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Lessons from 10 years of Housing First – Nicky Miller, Turning Point Scotland

After 10 years of Housing First in Scotland and the UK, we felt that this was the right time to celebrate our success, share what has gone well and what hasn’t gone so well. We had planned an actual event but Covid 19 brought us the scary task of organising our first ever digital l […]

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Jo Prestidge

Jo is an experienced project manager supporting the development and delivery of innovation and good practice within the field of homelessness and complex needs. This includes as the lead of Housing First England since 2016. Supporting a movement of Housing First across the country, Jo works with local government and service providers to develop new […]

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Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

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The homelessness monitor: England 2018

The homelessness monitor is a longitudinal study providing an independent analysis of the homelessness impacts of recent economic and policy developments in England. It considers both the consequences of the post-2007 economic and housing market recession, and the subsequent recovery, and also the impact of policy changes. This seventh annual report updates our account of […]

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Housing First in the UK and Ireland

This publication  produced by the CIH Policy and Practice teams across the UK provides information about how Housing First is working across the UK and Ireland, highlights some of the challenges involved in developing Housing First and encourages discussion among housing practitioners. http://www.cih.org/resources/PDF/Scotland%20Policy%20Pdfs/Housing%20First/CIH0220-PDF-B_Housing%20First_RV_13112017%20FINAL.pdf

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Webinar: Providing Housing First for Women

Friday, 17 November 2017 Online | 10:00am-11:00am Threshold provides a successful, gender-specific Housing First service Join this webinar to hear about their work. There is no charge to attend this webinar. What will this webinar discuss? Threshold provides a successful, gender-specific Housing First service for vulnerable women in Greater Manchester. Join this webinar to hear about […]

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First youth ‘Housing First’ project launched in the UK

Edinburgh-based youth homelessness charity, Rock Trust, has launched the UK’s first ever Housing First for Youth project in West Lothian. http://www.scottishhousingnews.com/17582/first-youth-housing-first-project-launched-in-the-uk/

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Housing First new guidance

Homeless Link has published a set of guidelines for Housing First. The Housing First England programme is in the latter half of its second year and is already making an impact.  Over 30 services are fully operational in England, and Homeless Link is providing advice and support to these providers in several ways.

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The feasibility study for Housing First in the Liverpool City Region launched

The study is the most comprehensive homelessness reform agenda for a city in England to date, and offers a complete system shift with housing first and housing led approaches that would transform the prospects of current and future homeless populations. The study aimed to test the feasibility of implementing Housing First at scale within the Liverpool […]

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Housing First Feasibility Study for Liverpool City Region

The study aimed to test the feasibility of implementing Housing First at scale within the Liverpool City Region

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Could Critical Time Intervention work in England?

Description of Critical Time Intervention (CTI) model.

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Homelessness in the UK: who is most at risk?

A study on causes of homelessness based on three datasets from UK. According to analysis, homeless is not randomly distributed across the population. Structural factors such as housing market conditions and unemployment influences most on those individuals who are at vulnerable state. Poverty, escpecially childhood poverty is central to generation of homelessness.

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Housing First in England – The Principles

The key principles required for designing and delivering Housing First in England

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Housing First Guidance for Social Landlords

Link to the Guide: https://hfe.homeless.org.uk/sites/default/files/attachments/Housing%20First%20Guidance%20for%20Social%20Landlords_0.pdf  

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Can Housing First help end homelessness?

Blog post, Matt Downie from The Crises. The Centre for Social Justice has presented a plan to end homelessness

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Government considering plans to house addicts who sleep rough

The British Government is considering to adopt Housing First -strategy to help homeless addicts.

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HOUSING FIRST Housing-led solutions to rough sleeping and homelessness

The Centre of Social Justice has presented a plan to end homelessness in UK

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Turning Point Scotland

Turning Point Scotland (TPS) works with adults who are experiencing a range of support needs. This includes housing and homelessness, learning disability, autism, acquired brain injury, fluctuating mental health, physical disabilities, problematic alcohol and/or other drug use and involvement in the criminal justice system. Every day they work with well over 4,000 people and every […]

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Rock Trust

Rock Trust is Scotland’s Youth Homelessness charity and has been supporting young people aged 16-25 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness since 1991. Our aim is to end youth homelessness in Scotland by ensuring that every young person has access to expert youth-specific services to assist them to avoid, survive, and move on […]

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Homeless Link

Homeless Link is the national membership charity for organisations working directly with people who become homeless in England. We work to make services better and campaign for policy change that will help end homelessness. Our vision is a country free from homelessness. We believe that everyone should have a place to call home and the […]

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Crisis

Crisis is the national charity for people facing homelessness in the UK. We provide direct services to thousands of people, and we campaign for the changes needed to end homelessness for good. Housing First is a key part of our work, including directly providing it to clients in London and Newcastle, grant funding others to […]

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Homelessness Reduction Bill becomes law in the UK

Homelessness Reduction Bill becomes law in the UK

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The Governance of Inclusive Growth – An Overview of Country Initiatives

Achieving inclusive growth relates closely to how governments work and how policies are designed, implemented, delivered and evaluated. This publication presents an overview of country initiatives concerning inclusive growth in 39 OECD member and partner countries. It was prepared in the context of the OECD Public Governance Ministerial Meetings held in Helsinki, Finland, on 28 […]

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