A new service supporting homeless people has launched in Leicester
- 11 Aug
Charity, P3 has opened offices in De Montfort Street Leicester to support people at risk of becoming homeless.
A support team will be working with homeowners and tenants aged sixteen and over, to help them stay in their homes, reports the Leicester Mercury.
The charity already worked in Ilkeston, Derbyshire but now has offices all over the country.
Spokesman Andrew Regan said: "We aim to deliver a focused, individual support plan based on each person's tenancy support needs. It is a flexible service which works to help people find solutions helping them to live with security and maintain their independence within their homes. Initially, we offered hostel accommodation and beds for homeless people, but we soon realised that's not going to solve the problem. Our aim is to try to stop people from becoming homeless in the first place. We help with all sorts of housing issues - from helping with drug and alcohol addiction and debt, to dealing with problem landlords and offering legal advice."
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