Response - Supporting Independence

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Shelter's response to the ODPM consultation on Supporting Independence: a strategy for the Supporting People Programme.

Summary

Shelter believes that the Supporting People programme has been successful in providing housing-related support to a diverse client group. In order to ensure that this success is built upon, Shelter supports:

  • a national framework for the programme
  • 3 year funding settlements
  • ringfenced funding
  • the creation of user-forums to ensure a service user voice in the commissioning and delivery of services

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