Northern Homelessness Network

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Date:7 March 2019
Time:13:00 - 15:00
Venue:Bradford Council offices.
Bradford Council offices
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The Northern Housing Consortium (NHC) would like to invite NHC members who work in homelessness, housing options, allocations and lettings to the next Northern Homelessness Network which will be held on Thursday 7th March at Bradford Council offices, Bradford Council Offices, Committee Room 1, City Hall, Bradford, BD1 1HY from 13.00-15.00pm.

The aim of this network is to provide NHC members with the opportunity to come together to share learning and experience around the implementation of the HRACT.  This meeting will focus on Duty to Refer – draft agenda below, which may be subject to change.

If you or your colleagues wish to attend please confirm your attendance to, spaces are limited due to room capacity, so places will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.


1.00pm            Welcome & Introductions

1.10pm            Policy Update – Mike Wright, Strategic Homelessness Lead, Greater Manchester Combined Authority                             (GMCA)

1.20pm            Move on Fund Update – Gill Lawson, Specialist – Affordable Housing and Supply, Homes England

1.30pm            GMCA Update – Mike Wright, Strategic Homelessness Lead, GMCA

1.45pm            Crisis Pilots, Duty to Refer Update – Trish Connolly, Housing Services Manager, Crisis

2.10pm            Duty to Refer update – Danielle Lawson, Duty to Refer Officer and Alison Riley, Homeless Manager,                              Thirteen Group

2.25pm            Wider Discussion – ALL

2.55pm            Themes for next meeting

3.00pm           Close