Homeless support is available for people through the festive period.
Preventing rough sleeping and helping people recover from homelessness
Sheffield City Council has been given £412,000 to prevent rough sleeping and assist people off the streets and into accommodation and support.
This funding from the Government’s Rough Sleeping Initiative means that the council will continue to deliver targeted interventions through its dedicated rough sleeping initiative team. People will be helped into emergency accommodation by working with local partners and securing longer term housing options in council and housing association properties.
The funding will also increase the capacity of Framework, the commissioned Street Outreach Service that
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Supporting people who sleep rough in hot weather
The council is working proactively alongside partner agencies to safeguard individuals who rough sleep during the extreme hot weather.
Rough sleepers support this winter
This winter, like every other, we are making sure that rough sleepers have somewhere to keep safe, have a meal and stay warm during the cold winter months.
From November to the end of March 2022, the ‘Rough Sleeper Winter Plan’ is in place protecting them against the winter weather and the risks posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.