Policy forum on youth homelessness

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Wednesday, 10 July 2019
The Foundry, 17 Oval Way, London SE11 5RR

This forum, for London-based services, explores the issues of serious youth violence and how recent legislative changes have impacted on young people.

This event is funded by London Councils - there is no charge to attend. 

Draft Agenda 

1.30  Registration 

1.45  Welcome and Introduction, Jane Bancroft, Homeless Link

1.50  Young people impacted by serious youth violence, gangs, and criminal exploitation - Kate Bond, New Horizon Youth Centre

2.10  Q&A and discussion

2.30  Homeless Link’s work around young homeless people – Lauren Page-Hammick, Homeless Link

2.40  Break – tea, coffee and biscuits

3.00  Reform’s Research on Preventing Youth Homelessness: Findings and Recommendations – Luke Heselwood, Reform

3.15  Impact of recent legislation and funding decisions on young people – Marike Van Harskamp, New Horizon Youth Centre

3.25 Q&A and discussion

3.50  Project updates

4.10  Closing remarks and event evaluation

4.15  Forum closes

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Jane Bancroft

Jane Bancroft

London Development Manager

Jane works on our PLUS project, which provides support to homelessness agencies across London through a mixture of guidance, training and events.

Telephone: 020 7840 4460
Email: jane.bancroft@homelesslink.org.uk