Guidance

Homelessness prevention and meeting housing needs of ex-offenders

This guide aims to assist those who work with ex-offenders to help prevent them from becoming homeless and to meet their housing needs.

Document

Homelessness prevention and meeting housing need for (ex)offenders: a guide to practice

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (eg a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email alternativeformats@communities.gsi.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Detail

This guide aims to assist those who work with ex-offenders to help prevent them from becoming homeless and to meet their housing needs. It focuses on 3 main areas:

  • partnership working to increase capacity in housing provision
  • multi-agency approaches to assessment and planning
  • provision of on-going support

It draws on existing initiatives to provide examples of practice.