Report states there is 'no room for homelessness in Warrington'

Nick Atkin

Other members of the commission

First published in News

A COMMISSION on homelessness in Warrington has promised to stamp out the problem by 2018.

The Warrington Homelessness Commission published its report on Monday, stating there was ‘no room for homelessness in Warrington’.

It said: “This vision will be a reality by 2018, through a focus on prevention and strong integrated partnership working.”

The report also states ‘prevention is better than cure’ and said a single approach to helping people, with co-operation with the agencies involved will help.

Nick Atkin, the independent chairman of the Warrington Homelessness Commission, said: “Warrington has an increasing number of people accessing homelessness services who have complex needs.

“The magnitude and complexity of the issues that face Warrington should not be underestimated.

“It is critical to the success of this commission’s recommendations that there is a joint approach by all those who work in varying roles across the town to work in partnership.”

The report will be formally agreed in June.

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12:56pm Wed 9 Apr 14

richiepooh says...

soundbites with no action....
just keep setting up commissions and bodies, and action groups who give the appearance to those unaffected by homelessness that there is support for the homeless, there is not,
the public in general will not see that this support is none existent, and they will assume that any homeless they come across probably just slipped through the net, because it said in the paper that there's all sorts of new schemes, and help.

its a farce, I'm confident this will be just another one.

proof?

I bet you already thought there was help for homeless?
so if there has been up till now...why is there talk of a new one?

so there wasn't...logically.

what currently exists is to push homeless into "emergency accommodation" so that they can charge property owned by golden gate housing out at £400 per week!!!!!!!!! at tax payers expense as this normally accomodates DSS. Such as 379 Winwick road £400pw for a 2 bed flat.

of course if you are working and not DHS this scam to pass public tax payers money into a private "housing trust" doesn't work, and so do you know what they do with the homeless people in emergency homeless accommodation who work but obviously cannot afford £400 a week for a 2 bed-roomed flat....they EVICT them...IRONIC AINT IT!

so what are they there for...to help people or to help private corporations help themselves to public funds.
soundbites with no action.... just keep setting up commissions and bodies, and action groups who give the appearance to those unaffected by homelessness that there is support for the homeless, there is not, the public in general will not see that this support is none existent, and they will assume that any homeless they come across probably just slipped through the net, because it said in the paper that there's all sorts of new schemes, and help. its a farce, I'm confident this will be just another one. proof? I bet you already thought there was help for homeless? so if there has been up till now...why is there talk of a new one? so there wasn't...logically. what currently exists is to push homeless into "emergency accommodation" so that they can charge property owned by golden gate housing out at £400 per week!!!!!!!!! at tax payers expense as this normally accomodates DSS. Such as 379 Winwick road £400pw for a 2 bed flat. of course if you are working and not DHS this scam to pass public tax payers money into a private "housing trust" doesn't work, and so do you know what they do with the homeless people in emergency homeless accommodation who work but obviously cannot afford £400 a week for a 2 bed-roomed flat....they EVICT them...IRONIC AINT IT! so what are they there for...to help people or to help private corporations help themselves to public funds. richiepooh
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