£10,000 worth of grants have been provided for emergency homelessness support via Second Step and St Mungo’s. Directly supporting over a hundred people sleeping rough throughout the pandemic.
The grants which have been facilitated separately by the named charities have supported individuals with their move from street homelessness or temporary accommodation to long term permanent homes.
Second Step worked with individuals recovering from addiction, by providing them with the resources needed to access support, including housing advice, health services, travel, wash and laundry facilities and accommodation.
St Mungo’s facilitated personal budgets of £500 for 10 clients moving in to long term permanent homes, allowing them to access the items to make their house a home.