Prevention is top priority for people working to support people who are homeless
- 11 Mar
A poll of homelessness professionals revealed that prevention was their top priority.
A poll undertaken by charity Homeless Link has found that prevention is one of their top priorities, closely followed by housing.
From the poll nine in ten homelessness professional wanted to see more action to prevent homelessness, whereas two years ago the issue ranked seventh. Due to this Homeless Link want to ensure that everyone who seeks help from their council gets tailored assistance which covers housing and other support needs.
Second in their poll came accommodation. The homelessness professionals stated that with homeless individuals unable to move out of services, fewer beds and supplies were available for those just finding themselves to be homeless.
To see the rest of the poll and results, click here.
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