£170,940 for housing provider to help rough sleepers off the streets

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

A West Midlands-based housing and care provider has been awarded a £170,940 grant to help rough sleepers off of the streets. Midland Heart will use the funds to get rough sleepers into secure accommodation and back onto their feet. Seventy people are estimated to be sleeping on the streets on any one night across the region. The funding follows the launch of StreetLink, a new England-wide hotline and website which enables concerned members of the public to help connect a rough sleeper...

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