Article by Parasol Admin
Posted on: January 14th, 2020
What is homelessness?
As defined by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG), a person is homeless if they have no accommodation available which they are entitled to occupy. A person is also homeless if they have accommodation, but it is unfit for occupation, entry cannot be secured or the accommodation consists of a moveable structure which has no permission to place somewhere or reside within.
Even though rough sleeping is the most visible form of homelessness, there are 3 other types which are also prevalent yet less understood. These are:
What Causes Homelessness?
Parasol Homes Fight against Homelessness
Our homelessness schemes cover a broad array of needs, ranging from supporting individuals who are currently experiencing homelessness to those who are severely at risk of experiencing homelessness.
Our long-standing relationships with Local Authorities and our choice to work with support providers on Local Authority frameworks ensures that we provide a sustainable, quality and long-term service.
Parasol Homes’ currently operates homelessness schemes in 4 separate locations: Wakefield, Barnsley, Eastbourne and Hull.