Crisis, the national charity for homeless people, has said it is ‘completely unacceptable’ to ‘exploit’ homeless people by selling off and tracking individuals for publicity.
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Crisis has today launched a major consultation to find out what’s needed to end the worst forms of homelessness once and for all. Running for six months across England, Scotland and Wales, the consultation invites people working in or with experience of homelessness and those working in related fields such as housing, criminal justice, education, welfare and health to share their expertise and help shape a national plan for action.
Government figures out today show there were 77,240 households in temporary accommodation on 31 March this year, an increase of 8% compared to the same time last year. The total number of households in temporary accommodation has now risen by 51% since 2010.
Today, Kate Farrell, Director of Crisis Skylight Merseyside, has been announced as an independent homelessness advisor to Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor Steve Rotherham.
Michael Tuohy, the longest-serving volunteer at Crisis, the national charity for homeless people, has received the BEM, the Queen’s Birthday Honours list 2017 revealed.
Yesterday a complaint was filed with the EU Commission against the UK Government’s policy of detaining rough sleepers from the European Economic Area and sending them back to their country of origin. The complaint comes from FEANTSA – a respected umbrella body representing homelessness organisations across Europe - who claim the policy abuses EU free movement rights and criminalises vulnerable people.
Following the tragic events at Grenfell Tower on Wednesday morning, we have received a number of enquiries from members of the public about what is being done to help those affected.
Crisis is inviting tenders to undertake an evaluation of Tackling Multiple Disadvantage project. The successful bidder will be expected to begin work on the evaluation as soon as possible, and no later than 31 July 2017. The closing date for proposals is 12 June 2017.