The ‘emergency service’ struggling to cope

As pressure on council homelessness services mount, families need legal help to stop them ending up on the street. And increasingly that is being taken away.

If you suggested to someone at random that homelessness assistance is akin to being the 4th emergency service, my guess is you would be greeted with a look of confusion.

But why? If you are homeless or are threatened with homelessness you should be able to get support from your local council, 24/7, 365 … Read more