Accommodation

The Definitive Guide to Buying a House – A Guide for First Time Buyers

The Definitive Guide to Buying a House – A Guide for First Time Buyers   Buying a house is something almost everyone aspires to do. But in 2016, home ownership in England fell to its lowest level in 30 years – highlighting how difficult it can be to get on the property ladder. Saving up a deposit, finding somewhere suitable, and buying the property for

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Housing First England: Guidance & toolkits

Homeless Link have produced and compiled a set of up-to-date, practical guidance and tools to support the delivery of successful Housing First services. Guidance for providers, social landlords & commissioners: Housing First Guidance for Providers.pdf Housing First Guidance for Social Landlords.pdf Housing First Guidance for Commissioners.pdf For more information and to view the full resource list, please click here.

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How to rent: The checklist for renting in England

When you enter an assured shorthold tenancy – the most common type – you are entering into a contractual arrangement. This gives you some important rights but also some responsibilities. This guide will help you to understand what questions to ask, what your rights are, and what responsibilities you have. This will help you create a positive relationship with your landlord, but we also tell

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The Care Leavers Accommodation and Support Framework

Young people leaving care need somewhere safe and suitable to live to help them make a positive transition into adulthood. Good housing underpins success in other areas of life. This framework, developed jointly by Barnardo’s  and St Basils, draws together expertise from local authorities, voluntary sector organisations and young people across England on how to provide appropriate accommodation for care leavers. The framework has been

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St Basils: Youth Justice Accommodation Pathway

The Youth Justice Accommodation Pathway (YJAP) is a practical tool that local authorities, criminal justice agencies and other partners can use to plan accommodation and support services for young people aged 16 – 25 who have been involved with the criminal justice system. It has been developed in collaboration with agencies working with and for young people with an offending history, and is informed by

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AMRP Relocation Scheme

Have you considered relocating to the North East of England? There are lots of reasons for wanting or needing to move; you might have family links, want a change of lifestyle, to live somewhere more rural or you may be struggling to find affordable accommodation in your local area. AMRP have developed a simple and hassle-free process for anyone who’d like to relocate to the

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Barnardos: Care leavers accommodation and support framework

Young people leaving care need somewhere safe and suitable to live to help them make a positive transition into adulthood. Good housing underpins success in other areas of life. This framework draws together expertise from local authorities, voluntary sector organisations and young people across England on how to provide appropriate accommodation for care leavers. The framework has been developed for local authority commissioners, leaving care

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Barnardo’s Crash Pad Project

Barnardo’s Crash Pad scheme receives funding from the Northern Rock Foundation, Barnardo’s and Local Authorities. The Foundation, which is an independent charity aiming to help disadvantaged people in the North East and Cumbria, has awarded £106,366 to Barnardo’s Crash Pad project, part of the Barnardo’s Young People’s Project We offer Emergency Short term accommodation in the homes of individuals, couples or families – Crash Pad

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Durham 16-17 Joint Protocol

Category Prevention X Support Services X Accommodation X Other (please specify   Title of case study/project Joint Protocol 16/17 year olds. Activity undertaken (including what, where, who and how) The Joint Protocol has been in operation in County Durham for a number of years.  The service is delivered by Foundation and commissioned by Durham County Council Children & Young Peoples Service, Housing Solutions and Adults,

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