Homelessness news

Regional winter plan announced to protect rough sleepers

Published on Friday, 04 December 2020

Rough sleepers face the double threat of harsh winter weather and the ongoing pandemic.

The Severe Weather Emergency Protocol is now active

Published on Monday, 30 November 2020

Due to colder temperatures, local agencies have enacted the Severe Weather Emergency Protocoll (SWEP).

Lady Godiva in Broadgate

Hot temperatures and people sleeping rough

Published on Tuesday, 23 June 2020

With hot weather forecasted for the next few days, the Council and other agencies are making arrangements to provide support for rough sleepers who will be exposed to the expected high temperatures if they remain outside.

Cllr Tariq Khan, Cabinet Member, Housing and Communities with Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands.

Using your change for action

Published on Thursday, 27 February 2020

A new initiative that will help rough sleepers in Coventry is officially launched this Friday 28 February 9.30am at One Friargate, Station Square, Coventry.

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Coventry Severe Weather Emergency Protocol activated

Published on Monday, 24 February 2020

Agencies across the city are activating Coventry’s Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP) from today until Wednesday 26 February as the temperatures are set to get colder over the next few nights.

City wide funding to increase rough sleeping outreach work

Published on Thursday, 30 January 2020

Four more posts to work with rough sleepers are being funded after the Council successfully secured £464k from the government to help address street homelessness.

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Coventry Severe Weather Emergency Protocol activated

Published on Friday, 17 January 2020

Agencies across the city are activating Coventry’s Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP) from today as the temperatures are set to get colder over the next few nights.

New way for public to donate to rough sleepers

Published on Monday, 16 December 2019

A new Coventry web page has been set up to enable the public to donate to make financial donations to rough sleepers.

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