Mark Prisk: give rough sleepers hotline details, not food and money

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Central Government, Communities

People looking to help rough sleepers should point them in the direction of a new helpline rather than giving them a hand out, Mark Prisk has said. Speaking at the launch of StreetLink, a national hotline and website service that connects rough sleepers with local help services, the housing minister commented that while people might want to help, they often don't know what to do. The service has been developed by charities Homeless Link and Broadway with support from the Government. The MP said that StreetLink...

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