Rough Sleeping Strategy

The Rough Sleeping Strategy is built on three core points: preventing rough sleeping, intervening at crisis points and helping people recover from rough sleeping in a way best suited to them. £28 million Housing First pilots are supporting the most entrenched rough sleepers off the streets by providing them with stable accommodation and intensive wrap-around support.  This will help them to recover from complex health issues, for example substance abuse and mental health difficulties and sustain their tenancies. The impact of these large-scale projects will be measured by a rigorous evaluation and will inform any wider roll out