Entries with tag rough sleepers .

New homelessness centre set to open in Worcester

Celebrating the news of the Somewhere Safe to Stay funding are Councillor James Stanley, Chair of Worcester City Council’s Communities Committee; Debbie Hodson, Worcestershire Project Manager at CCP; and Major Diane Henderson, Church Leader at the Salvation Army’s Worcester Corps A new homelessness centre is set to open in Worcester’s city centre, following a successful bid for...
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Review into death of rough sleeper published

An independent review into the death of a rough sleeper whose body was found in a tent in Worcester on July 5 2016, has today been published by Worcester City Council.   The review was commissioned in line with new guidance from the national body Homeless Link and was conducted by independent consultant Neelam Sunder.   Ms Sunder investigated the interaction the rough...
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Number of rough sleepers in Worcester: Count figures published by Government

The Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government has today published annual statistics on the number of people believed to be sleeping rough in the UK. The figures are based on physical counts of people sleeping rough which took place in towns and cities in the autumn.  Worcester’s count took place in the early hours of Friday 10 November 2017. Twelve people were found...
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Worcestershire to receive £390k to help prevent rough sleeping

The county of Worcestershire is to receive over £390,000 in central government funding to help those new to the streets, or at imminent risk of sleeping rough. Worcester City Council has joined forces with other councils in Worcestershire and local organisations including West Mercia Police, CCP and Maggs Day Centre to successfully apply for £390,258.55 in funding from the Department for...
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