Archives : Dec-2018

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The first official count of homeless deaths has revealed that an estimated 50 people died in Greater Manchester during 2017, with 597 deaths nationally. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) found that the number of deaths had skyrocketed by a quarter in five years, the time period that they reported on in today’s statistics. London […]

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The UK homeless death toll since last winter has risen to 550 people, according to the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, as the first official figures are set to be released. The Bureau’s Dying Homeless project revealed that 449 homeless people had died in a year when they unveiled the first count of its kind to […]

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Child poverty has skyrocketed by more than half a million in just five years as Britain prepares to face Brexit. In fact, this has been a trend that harks back even longer, with levels steadily increasing since 2011/12, according to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF), who released their State of the Union report this week. […]

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A report from homelessness charity St Mungo’s reveals how funding cuts to vital support services for vulnerable people is leading to an increase in homelessness. The report, Home For Good: The Role of Floating Support Services in Ending Rough Sleeping shows that “floating support” services, which help people remain in their homes by providing tailored […]