12 03, 2015

MEAM bulletin – top three asks for government

By |2015-03-12T09:18:53+00:00March 12th, 2015|Categories: News|

Making Every Adult Matter (MEAM) – have released their latest bulletin which includes the top three asks for government in the run up to the general election.

The bulletin also brings you the latest news about multiple needs including:

  • Multiple needs summit, 22 April **last chance to book**
  • Host a conversation on multiple needs policy
  • Three asks for the next government
  • MEAM Approach: The support we offer
  • Follow us on Twitter

Read the full bulletin here

4 02, 2015

Hidden homeless: Benefit sanctions blamed as rough sleepers increase by a third in five years

By |2015-02-04T10:30:41+00:00February 4th, 2015|Categories: News|

Benefit sanctions are contributing to a rise in homelessness, according to a new study showing there were more than a quarter of a million homeless cases in England last year. Article published by The independent

Hidden homeless: Benefit sanctions blamed as rough sleepers increase by a third in five years

4 02, 2015

New research reveals the profile of severe and multiple disadvantage in England

By |2015-02-04T10:14:34+00:00February 4th, 2015|Categories: News|

LankellyChase Foundation with Heriot-Watt University has released the most robust research to date on severe and multiple disadvantage In England. Hard Edges: Mapping Severe and Multiple Disadvantage in England draws together previously separate datasets from homelessness, offending and substance misuse treatment systems. It also takes into account available data around mental health and poverty.   It delivers the latest and most comprehensive statistics on people facing severe and multiple disadvantage: where they live, what their lives are like, how effectively they are supported by services, and the economic implications of the disadvantages they face.

Read the full report here:

Hard Edges: Mapping Severe and Multiple Disadvantage in England

4 12, 2014

People with complex needs to be strongly considered in next Spending Review by the Government

By |2014-12-04T14:13:25+00:00December 4th, 2014|Categories: News|

The Autumn Statement promises better support for people with multiple and complex needs. Responding to the recommendations of the Service Transformation Challenge Panel, the government will look to develop and extend the principles of the Troubled Families programme to other groups of people with complex needs from the next Spending Review. To move in this direction, the government will: […]

4 12, 2014

The Big Advice Survey

By |2014-12-04T13:58:12+00:00December 4th, 2014|Categories: News|

The Big Advice Survey is a national survey conducted at a local level. It is created and promoted by individual Citizen Advice Bureaux and Law Centres as well as a diverse range of other organisations including solicitor firms, community groups, local businesses, foodbanks, housing associations, colleges and educational institutions. […]

10 07, 2014

Good Practice Webinar – Action Learning, Innovation and Systems Change

By |2014-07-22T12:02:48+00:00July 10th, 2014|Categories: News|

Our first good practice webinar, held as part of the Fulfilling Lives: Supporting people with multiple needs national evaluation, saw two invited speakers talking about their experience of working with people to understand complex problems and find creative and effective solutions to these problems. […]

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