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Rough sleeper conference for Warrington
7:30am Wednesday 10th October 2012 in News
A CONFERENCE on rough sleeping is set to take place next week.
Warrington Borough Council is inviting residents an businesses to the Warrington Rough Sleeper Conference to help those sleeping rough or at risk of homelessness.
The conference will look at the virtual journey by someone sleeping rough in the borough and ask people to consider what they or their organisations can do to support the town’s rough sleeper strategy.
The event will run from 9.30am to 3pm at The Gateway, Sankey Street, on Thursday.
Speakers on the day will include Paul Connery who is regional manager of Homeless Link and The Rev Stephen Kingsnorth, with presentations from the main organisations in Warrington working to support rough sleepers on their journey to settled accommodation.
Clr David Keane, executive board member for environment and public protection, said: “We’re committed to providing support to people who are sleeping rough or at risk of homelessness.
"This event gives everyone in the community an opportunity to get involved with the ongoing delivery of our rough sleeper strategy, which aims to decrease the number of rough sleepers on our streets to as near to zero as possible.”
The conference is free to attend and lunch will be provided.
To book a place contact email@example.com or call 246891 by Monday.