The PLUS Project is a partnership between Shelter and Homeless Link. Funded by London Councils, we support organisations, boroughs and landlords in London working with people who are sleeping rough, homeless, or in housing need. Our work has a stong partnership, cross-sector working and equalities focus.
Spotlight on Alcohol and Homelessness
This event is funded by London Councils - there is no charge to attend.
- To increase knowledge of how people who are long-term alcohol users are being supported
- To improve good practice when supporting people who are homeless and using alcohol
- To improve networking opportunities between the substance use and homelessness sectors
- To hear about new Government initiatives to support people whose lives have been affected by alcohol
1.30 Event registration
1.45 Chair’s welcome
1.50 The Blue Light Project - Providing support to people who may not want to stop using alcohol – Mike Ward, Alcohol Change UK
2.10 Alcohol use and the Mental Capacity Act – Mike Ward, Alcohol Change UK
2.30 Good practice when supporting people using substances in homelessness accommodation – Homeless Link's new guidance
2.50 Break and Networking
4.00 Funding to improve the lives of people affected by alcohol – Andrew Brown, PHE
4.20 Supporting access to alcohol treatment for people who are homeless – Sue Murphy (Central and North West London NHS Trust) and Debbie Weller (London Borough of Hillingdon)
4.40 Event summary and event evaluation
4.45 Event Close
Places at this event are limited.
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London Development Manager
Jane works with Lisa Raftery on our PLUS project, which provides support to homelessness agencies across London through a mixture of guidance, training and events.
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