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Housing associations, homeless services and floating support services are having to find new ways of working at the moment, due to the coronavirus lockdown.  At the same time, many of the people that we are supporting are having a more challenging time of it, due to being separated from their support systems, increased costs of living and a lack of the usual structures that education and regular activities provide to us all. 

We've started to deliver our staff training courses online - in response to the current situation - and we believe this very difficult time is actually an ideal time to consider increasing the use of the Resettlement Passport or starting to use it for the first time. 

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Local Solutions' AIMS team who support young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness have developed a self-care resource for the young people they support - specifically during the current lockdown situation.  This may be useful for other organisations who are supporting young people at this time. The resource can be viewed and downloaded Here

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This year for the first time, we invited organisations that use Resettlement Passport to take part in a survey to get feedback on how they are using the course, the impact it is having and to help us shape the course for the future.  A huge thank you to the nine organisations which took part.  Here are the results (and why there's a picture of a house falling off the cliff)…

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