Rough sleeping funding: grant determination letter
Notification of additional funding to local authorities to provide extra support to care leavers at risk of homelessness or rough sleeping
Applies to England
This grant supports the delivery of the government’s rough sleeping strategy. It allows local authorities to employ one or more specialist personal advisers to support a small caseload of 5 to 10 care leavers.
Since 2018 to 2019, the Department for Education has provided over £5.5m to 47 local authorities with the highest number of care leavers at risk of rough sleeping. In 2021 to 2022, a further £2.7m will be provided to 52 local authorities with the highest number of care leavers at risk of rough sleeping.
The letter is for Directors of Children’s Services.
Department for Education