Housing First: guidance for support providers

Author:
HOMELESS LINK
Publisher:
Homeless Link
Publication year:
2017
Pagination:
27
Place of publication:
London

A guide for organisations who aim to provide Housing First services for people with complex needs or experiencing multiple disadvantage. Housing First is an innovative approach which has proven to be successful in support people with repeat histories of homelessness, who experience multiple disadvantages, into independent and stable accommodation. The guide provides information collated from service providers operating within England and includes short case studies and examples from practice. Sections cover establishing eligibility and who needs Housing First services; key principles for delivering Housing First and advice on how to put them into practice; sourcing housing for Housing First, including from housing associations and the private rented sector; and building and effective teams to support to people living in Housing First accommodation. (Edited publisher abstract)

Subject terms:
care providers, supported housing, complex needs, case studies, homelessness, homeless people, service provision, good practice;
Content type:
practice guidance
Location(s):
England
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