Good Practice Briefing - Supporting Homeless Children: Guidance for children and family services

By: Shelter  Published: March 2010


Although many children’s services work effectively with other agencies and specialists such as health and education practitioners, it appears that links with housing providers and the homeless sector are not so well developed.

Summary

This good practice briefing identifies how bad housing and homelessness affect children and outlines the ways in which children’s sector professionals can engage more effectively with children and young people who are experiencing homelessness or bad housing.