Effort to prevent rough sleeping funding boost
A council programme to eradicate rough sleeping has been given a funding boost.
A rough sleeping coordinator was appointed by Cheshire East along with an outreach team, and beds have been made available in Macclesfield and Crewe to encourage rough sleepers to come off the streets.
A further £388,303 has been made available to the council through the Government’s rough sleeping initiative, to enable Cheshire East’s housing team to continue its work with rough sleepers and offer short-term sheltered accommodation, avoiding the need to sleep in doorways and parks.
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