July 2020

The MEAM coalition has published new research examining the flexibilities that homelessness, substance misuse, mental health and criminal justice services.

http://meam.org.uk/2020/06/11/flexible-responses-during-the-coronavirus-crisis/

The Social Metrics commission has recently launched their report 'Measuring Poverty 2020' to shine a light on the deep poverty been faced by many people in the UK today.

https://socialmetricscommission.org.uk/measuring-poverty-2020/

The York Clinical Commissioning Group have carried out a Rapid Health Needs Assessment to understand the impact of COVID-19 in North Yorkshire and York.

http://www.healthyork.org/media/68575/covid-19-rhna-phase-one-report-v11.pdf

The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman (LG&SCO) have published a focus report about councils’ homelessness services, 'Home Truths: How well are Councils Implementing the Homelessness Reduction Act?' https://mcusercontent.com/8a92c2b7346c032eebaacfa72/files/597163cc-84aa-4367-958a-e56634ed8535/FR_Home_Truths_July_2020.pdf?mc_cid=b93ff7729c&mc_eid=6ceeda1e84

World Habitat have released 'Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic: Case studies from the European End Street Homelessness Campaign'. https://world-habitat.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/EESHC-Responding-to-Covid19-case-studies-FINAL-1.pdf?mc_cid=b93ff7729c&mc_eid=6ceeda1e84

Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Probation has published a report on accommodation and support for individuals recently released from prison in England.

https://www.justiceinspectorates.gov.uk/hmiprobation/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2020/07/FINAL-Accomodation-Thematic-inspection-report-v1.0.pdf

A Public Health England review of disparities in the risk and outcomes of COVID-19 shows that there is an association between belonging to some ethnic groups and the likelihood of testing positive and dying with COVID-19. 

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/892376/COVID_stakeholder_engagement_synthesis_beyond_the_data.pdf

August

The Salvation Army has published a report urging the Government to properly fund homelessness support services in this Autumn’s Comprehensive Spending Review.  https://www.salvationarmy.org.uk/sites/default/files/resources/2020-08/WPI%20Economics%20-%20Salvation%20Army%20-%20Future-Proofing%20-%20Final.pdf?mc_cid=b78498f3e8&mc_eid=6ceeda1e84

 

The LGBT Foundation have published "You Build Your Own Family, that's how you get through it" ,a ground-breaking project looking at the impact of severe and multiple disadvantage on lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people. http://lgbt.foundation/smd

 

Groundswell have launched a site hosting work from their reporters on the impact of COVID-19 on people experiencing homelessness. https://microsites.onourradar.org/covid19/?p=1246&mc_cid=b78498f3e8&mc_eid=6ceeda1e84

 

 

Cordis Bright has published a set of reports for the evaluation of the MEAM Approach network. There's a Year 3 main report, and
also a thematic report.  

http://meam.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/MEAM-Year-3-report-FINAL.pdf

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