July 2020

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


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.


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.


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.


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. 



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.  


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