Calderdale

Homelessness

Forum

A Local Multi-Agency Forum to:

Exchange information

Consider Policy

Review Legislation

Represent the Community

Our Members

Homeless

You don’t have to be living on the street to be homeless. You may be legally classed as homeless if you are sleeping on a friend’s sofa, staying in a hostel, suffering from overcrowding, or other bad conditions.

If you are at risk

If you feel unsafe or at risk call the police on 999 in an emergency or 101 for advice and support.

Calderdale Homelessness Forum

  • Summary

    We are a group of agencies all working with or have an interest in homelessness or those who are vulnerably housed, which includes those at risk of losing their home

  • Join the Forum

    Representatives from any agency interested in homelessness are welcome to attend this forum. Contact the chair for further information (see button below). The terms of reference are as follows

  • To provide a forum to exchange information and inform policy relating to homelessness in Calderdale

  • To consider draft strategic documents and policy initiatives and act as a consultative mechanism for issues being prepared by Calderdale MBC, Health Trusts and other strategic partners

  • To assist in the delivery of strategic plans in relation to homelessness

  • To consider the wider impact of new initiatives and legislation, both local and national relating to homelessness

  • To keep under review the impact of changes to the homelessness environment and assist in providing evidence and research in related matters and to identify areas of concern

  • To act as a campaigning and awareness-raising forum, acting on behalf of homeless people and agencies working in the sector

  • To consider the needs of all Calderdale’s communities, including communities distinguished by ethnicity, age and disability

  • To promote the integration of homelessness issues with wider health and social policy agendas

  • To promote partnerships with local agencies for the benefit of locally excluded people

Current Members

Horton Housing
Sanctuary Housing Logo
The Basement Recovery Project
Stonham Home Group
Pennine Housing
Womencentre Calderdale & Kirklees
Calderdale Council

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