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BBC News Report on Government Funding

The government has pledged an extra £3.5m to help those in danger of becoming homeless and to provide shelter to those sleeping rough. The above extract has been taken from the BBC News website. To read the full article please click here. Please note this means that homeless organisations have been given funding to apply the.. read more →

NSNO National Rollout given grant in Oxford

Broadway Homelessness’ Oxford Outreach team has been given a £235,000 grant by the city council to ensure the principles of no-one spending any more than one night on the street are met. Spokesman Joe Batty said the charity also worked to reconnect them to their home area. He said: “Study after study proves that if people are sleeping.. read more →

2012 Target to ensure no-one spends a Second Night Out

The 2012 Olympics originally marked the deadline for ending rough sleeping in London but numbers are rising, forcing charities to create new ways of tackling the problem. The BBC News report of how No Second Night Out and other organisations are tackling rough sleeping in the capital. Petra Salva, recognises people doubt how realistic the.. read more →

BBC News reports on rough sleeping figures announced today

BBC News reports of the rise in rough sleeping figures released today by Broadway Homelessness Mr Johnson said: “Ending rough sleeping for good is a huge challenge but one that we are entirely focused on tackling. “Through the groundbreaking No Second Night Out project, around eight out of 10 rough sleepers spend only one night.. read more →

70% off all new rough sleepers did not spend a second night out in 2011/12

Figures released today by the homelessness charity Broadway Homelessness show that in 2011/12 the total number of people seen sleeping on the streets of London rose to 5,678, a 43% increase on the previous year.  In the CHAIN Street to Home Report show that 3,825 people slept rough for the first time in London, 2,696 (70%) of whom spent.. read more →

BBC London Focuses on NSNO

BBC London focuses on the work of No Second Night Out and the Thames Reach London Reconnection Project. Click here to watch the news report read more →

Grant Schapps announces £3.4 million to the National Homelessness Advice Service

Advice and support services for frontline staff helping families facing the real and frightening prospect of homelessness are to receive a cash boost from Government, strengthening one of the world’s strongest safety nets against homelessness, Housing Minister Grant Shapps announced today. Mr Shapps announced £3.4 million to the National Homelessness Advice Service to ensure it.. read more →

Hospitals discharging homeless people onto the street

More than 70% of homeless people are being discharged from hospital back onto the streets, damaging their health and costing the NHS money, a report published today indicates. The report, from Homeless Link and St Mungo’s, has found that NHS staff can improve health outcomes for homeless people and save the NHS money by ensuring.. read more →

Homeless Link Rough Sleeping Olympic Briefing

With under 100 days to go until the Olympics, Homeless Link have produced a short media briefing on work to end rough sleeping in London and preparations for the Olympics coming to the Capital. Click here to find out more read more →

How Lambeth are working towards ending rough sleeping

Thames Reach, which manages the Lambeth Street Outreach Response Team (Lambeth SORT), organised an event this week to launch the drive to end rough sleeping in the borough. Thames Reach Chief Executive, Jeremy Swain, said: “This uplifting event showed the enormous commitment from a great range of organisations and individuals – the voluntary sector, Lambeth.. read more →