Homeless people

Includes resources to support homeless people.

  • Provision by the cultural sector for homeless people

    February 16, 2017

    With poverty and homelessness on the rise in the UK, libraries, archives and museums perform several vital functions. They are open and available for people to use, often outside the ‘normal’ office hours; they provide free access to information which the homeless person may need to survive (such as the… more

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  • Are you sleeping rough? Places to go for help and advice in Southend-on-Sea

    August 13, 2014

    This booklet has been created by Southend Homeless Action Network (SHAN), in partnership with Southend-on-Sea Borough Council, and is supported by Southend Community Safety Partnership, Southend Multi-Agency Anti-social behaviour Response Team and Southend Libraries. It's a good example of multi-agency working, including the library service. (Southend-on-Sea Borough Council, 2nd… more

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  • Homelessness help

    September 15, 2013

    The Department for Communities and Local Government have published this map with a list of contact details for local homelessness outreach teams across England, whom you can contact if you see someone you suspect is sleeping rough. (DCLG, 2011) Homelessness help … more

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