KCC awards new contracts for homelessness support services

Kent County Council (KCC) has joined forces with several major providers of homelessness support to create a fairer, more accessible and consistent service for vulnerable people. Following a competitive tender process, KCC has awarded homelessness charity Porchlight the contract to deliver support services in East and Mid Kent, while housing association and care provider Look…

Consultation on changes to homelessness support services

Changes to homelessness services which would see the county’s vulnerable residents receive fairer and more consistent support are to be considered during a public consultation. Kent County Council (KCC) commissions supported housing, outreach for rough sleepers and floating support to enable residents to avoid or recover from homelessness. It also provides help with tenancies, benefits…