homelessness




St Helens Central Library hosted a sell-out theatre production about one family’s decline into homelessness as part of the Cultural Hubs – Arts in Libraries programme. The play, called Cathy, is inspired by the landmark television play Cathy Come Home written by Jeremy Sandford and directed by Ken Loach, first […]

Library’s sold-out theatre performance engages residents on homelessness



Jobseekers who are homeless or suffering from a mental health condition can access hardship payments immediately after a benefit sanction. Work and Pensions Secretary Damian Green will today announce that jobseekers who are homeless or suffer from a mental health condition will now be able to access hardship payments immediately […]

Homelessness and mental health conditions to be supported by hardship ...



Homelessness will increase and housing waiting lists will rise as government housing policies combine to reduce the number of desperately-needed homes available to communities, councils warn in a snapshot survey published by the Local Government Association today. The LGA poll asked councils what the impact of a range of government […]

Housing survey: councils warn of rise in homelessness and waiting ...