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News and Views

News and Views

Here’s the latest news about homelessness and for frontline workers.

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News and Views

The Department for Work and Pensions have provided an update regarding reinstating claimant commitments. You can read this update here.
The DWP has developed a new online ID verification process, using Government Gateway rather than Verify. It is currently being rolled out as part of Universal Credit. Within a couple of weeks it...
The Frontline Network C-19 Forum is holding a Q&A Forum Event, discussing how to support individuals with No Recourse to Public Funds. Find out how to take part.
Kate, a Support Worker at Riverside, tells us how she and other frontline colleagues harness their person-centred approaches to support people experiencing street homelessness into independent livi...
Free immigration advice over the phone on Wednesday afternoons from 2pm to 4pm and on Thursday mornings from 10am to 12.30pm.
Sebastian Rocca, Founder and CEO of Micro Rainbow, spoke with the Frontline Network about the many significant challenges, as well as successful working practices, when supporting LGBTI migrants du...
The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government have announced they are suspending new evictions across England and Wales until 23 August.
The Frontline Network recently submitted written evidence to the Government's inquiry seeking views on the impact of COVID-19 on homelessness.
Elyane Bardou, Co-ordinator for the South Yorkshire Frontline Network, gives a fantastic insight into how frontline workers can support and maintain their wellbeing during C-19: