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Housing & Homelessness

Organisations

Homeless Link
is the membership body for organisations and individuals working with homeless people around England.

Crisis
is the national charity for single homeless people.

Shelter
is a charity that works to alleviate the distress caused by homelessness and bad housing. They deliver housing advice in a large number of prisons.

Homes and Communities Agency
provide funding for affordable housing, bring land back into productive use and improve quality of life by raising standards for the physical and social environment.

 

Resources

Delivering better housing and employment outcomes for offenders on probation
This research examined the delivery of suitable settled accommodation and paid employment for offenders on probation. The study explored good practice in counteracting homelessness and in helping offenders on probation into paid work, including the roles of education and training services and Jobcentre Plus. (2009)

The HARP Protocol Housing And Returning Prisoners
Is a framework to reduce homelessness amongst people returning from custody.