New funding to continue Calderdale rough sleeper service

Calderdale Council has awarded new funding to a scheme that supports rough sleepers, meaning that this work can continue for another two years. The scheme, run by Horton Housing and called Street Reach, has been extended to include work with people who beg on the streets. Horton Housing will work jointly with the Council to look into what leads people to take up begging, how to tackle it and what advice they can give to the public on how to respond to it. Outreach workers will approach people and try to build a relationship with them to try to understand why they are begging. They will try to work with them to access the right support to divert them from this – whether it is help with benefits, or putting…
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Service: Street Reach

Service: Street Reach

Phone or text "Support" (for call back) to Stacy 07584 015772| Tel: 01422 323397 Email : street.reach@hortonhousing.co.uk   Street Reach provides prevention and support services for people who are 18 years and over and rough sleeping or street begging in Calderdale. We work flexibly to engage with people who are homeless, securing short-term accommodation and helping them to move into longer-term settled accommodation. We have emergency accommodation (crash pads) and also offer a bond scheme to help people who are homeless to move into private rented accommodation. This is a short-term service with support lasting up to three months. We work with a range of partners to secure longer-term support where necessary. If you see someone street begging,  sleeping rough, or evidence that someone is sleeping rough get in touch…
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