​Preventing Homelessness Conference: Policy, Early Intervention & Best Practice
10 March 2020 9:00 a.m. - 4:25 p.m.

​Preventing Homelessness Conference: Policy, Early Intervention & Best Practice

Westminster Insight’s second annual Preventing Homelessness Conference will explore how best to implement new initiatives to enhance early intervention and develop action plans to support people threatened with homelessness.

You will hear from the Housing First initiative across England, Wales and Scotland, sharing strategies to help provide permanent housing options for people experiencing homelessness, improving their quality of life.

Expert speakers include:

  • Rebecca Pritchard, Director of Services, Crisis
  • Jo Prestidge, Senior Project Manager, Housing First England
  • Adam Stephenson, Homelessness Prevention and Relief Team Leader, Brent Council
  • Lucy Abraham, Chief Operating Officer, Glassdoor Homeless Charity
  • Liz Davies, Barrister, Garden Court Chambers
  • Stuart Johnson, Director, Amazing Grace Spaces
  • Peter Shovlin, Housing Options Manager, Leeds City Council
  • Robert Kennedy, Housing First Specialist, Salvation Army
  • Harry McKeown, Member, Welsh Government Ministerial Homelessness Task and Finish Group
  • Explore a unique case study from Amazing Grace Spaces providing safe spaces for single people that are sustainable and long-term solutions.

    Join your colleagues from across local authorities, housing and other partnership agencies to share their experiences of implementing new policy initiative, delivering best practice and understanding the legal changes.

    What you will learn:

  • Enacting Policy: exploring the effectiveness and future of the HRA and Rough Sleeping Strategy
  • Working Together: engaging local authorities, housing and third sector organisations to support vulnerable groups to prevent homelessness
  • Housing First Initiative: best practice examples of implementing the initiative across the UK
  • Long-term solutions: implementing initiatives that offer sustainable and stable housing options keeping people off the streets
  • Forum details:

    Click here to book your place

    Click here to view the agenda

    Discount codes:

    CGTA1O-2910657 for 1 delegate place (20% off)

    CGTAZO-2910657 for 2+ delegate places (30% off)

    Discount codes will expire at 9pm, 14th February 2020.

    Pay online and receive a further 10% off.

    Venue
    Central London
    Contact E-mail
    heather.robson@localgovernment-insight.com