rough sleeper


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rough sleeper

A UK term for a homeless person.
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By reporting rough sleepers on the No Second Night Out number, referring people to homeless services or donating to a local charity you are helping them to provide long lasting, practical help to change people's situations.
The figures show that most rough sleepers are aged between 18 and 25 and have been forced on to the streets by a breakdown in relations - either with a partner or with parents.
I would respectfully suggest to Coun Kirby, if he is going to act as the council's spokesperson and try to justify Caerphilly council's position in relation to rough sleepers in the borough, that he does his homework.
A TEAM of more than 200 council workers spent a night searching for rough sleepers in south Wirral and Cheshire -but found only four.
Mr Kelly has vowed to offer every rough sleeper a bed before Christmas as the homeless crisis continues to spiral across the country.
The spirit is not hindered by the treacherous hand Nor silenced the sweet harp of my land Trefor Bond Caerphilly Rough sleeper in a Caerphilly park Email your reader pictures to ecletters@walesonline.
The project - run by faith groups and the City Council - will begin in mid-January and will provide rough sleepers with support, food, and a safe place to stay out of the cold.
It is not as cold tonight, about 1C to 2C, but there is a trade-off for rough sleepers - it is lashing down with rain.
In a Parliamentary motion, the research showed rough sleepers and people living in temporary accommodation found it difficult to register with a GP or to receive appropriate and humane care on leaving hospital.
Ensure that services are developed, delivered and reviewed in consultation with rough sleepers and the Council.
The charity now also runs a dedicated rough sleeper hotline on 0800 8815 999.
A spokeswoman added: "We are concerned about the increase in the official Rough Sleeper Count of 25% to 30% year on year.