Issue details - Rough Sleeping Strategy 2016: Consultation Draft

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Rough Sleeping Strategy 2016: Consultation Draft

The issue of rough sleeping has become more acute recently with a visibly increased presence on the streets. This not only impacts on the individual’s life chances, but also the city’s reputation and costs to public services and business.

The city’s current approach to rough sleeping is being re-assessed to ensure that the city’s commissioners, service providers and advocates are working in partnership to a clear strategic plan that will reduce rough sleeping in the city and improve outcomes for rough sleepers and those at risk of rough sleeping.

This report presents the draft Rough Sleeping Startegy and seeks permission to consult to support the produciton of a final strategy for approval later in the year.

This report will have also been to Housing & New Homes Committee.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/02/2016

Decision due: 14 Mar 2016 by Neighbourhoods, Communities and Equalities Committee

Lead director: Executive Director for Adult Services

Contact: Email: Tel: 01273 293159.

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  • Rough Sleeping Strategy 2016: Consultation Draft  


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