Tag - Homelessness

Homelessness
Homeless people in the UK range from rough sleepers to people living in temporary accommodation. The legal definition of homelessness depends on eligibility for help, the level of need and if homelessness is the person’s fault. People with children or vulnerable people are given priority. However, refusing an offer of housing can also be deemed as making yourself intentionally homeless.

Call for Khan to tackle homelessness

London’s homeless figures have risen by 7% from last year. According to homeless charity Crisis, 8,096 people slept rough over the course of 2015/16 which...

200 volunteers needed in Westminster

Wanted – 200 volunteers to find out more about who’s sleeping rough in Westminster and why. A group of charities is looking for 200 compassionate...

London’s homeless ‘lifesavers’

A London hostel is offering first aid lessons to the homeless. St John Ambulance will train residents of St Mungo’s hostel in Endell Street, Covent...