Thinking about setting up a service

How to take a strategic approach to developing a service, from establishing need in your local context to assessing risk and practical requirements.

Who should use this guidance?

Individuals and organisations developing a response to homelessness. Also Local Authorities and others working with fledgling groups or services.

In brief

This guidance will help you to respond to homelessness in your local area.

Developing a response requires a planned approach in order to: assess need, establish partnership working, choose the type of organisation, evaluate different models of provision, assess risk and practical requirements, and ensure you have the relevant training and expertise to run a service. This guidance takes you through these stages, and includes links to resources and support.

Last updated

1 December 2012

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How to take a strategic approach to developing a service, from establishing need in your local context to assessing risk and practical requirements.

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