Archived resources

The publications on this page have been archived because they contain out-dated information and/or practice, pending decisions to update or delete.

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Homeless Link has produced a wide range of guidance over the years, and some of our publications are now out of date. This page collates these documents as an archive for reference.

Note that information may be incorrect or no longer reflect good practice. As a result, we advise readers to seek recent guidance and information from other sources - many of the publications include a Further Reading section that will help you to do this.

Dementia Training Project resources

Homeless Link’s Dementia Training Project (October 2016 - March 2017) aimed to up-skill the housing support sector, enabling them to provide support that improves quality of life for older people with dementia. These resources include details of all 5 courses developed during the project, as well as materials from the Legal Aspects and Housing courses to help providers to develop their own in-house training sessions.


Local influencing toolkit

Last updated 2014


Removing barriers to services - a guide to inclusion

Solutions for providers and commissioners to develop inclusive homelessness services where barriers are removed and exclusions avoided. Last updated 2013.


Assessment and reconnection toolkit

Tools for carrying out rapid comprehensive assessments and developing an effective offer for supported reconnection. Last updated 2014.


Preparing for winter - a guide for day centres

Practical guide to preparing frontline services to manage risk and maximise engagement during cold weather. Includes information on healthcare, engagement, resources and service provision. Last updated 2011.


Resettlement guidance

Overview of the principles and processes of resettlement from or between homelessness services, covering strategy, procedure and support. Last updated 2013.


Introduction to Social Investment

A basic introduction for homelessness charities that want to find out more about social investment and the types of products that are available. Last updated 2016.


Prevention Opportunities Mapping and Planning Toolkit (PrOMPT)

Practical resource to help identify opportunities to prevent rough sleeping locally. Use of the PrOMPT tool is currently on hold, please comtact Homeless Link for futher support.


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Tasmin Maitland

Assistant Director, Practice and Partnerships

Tasmin leads our Innovation & Good Practice and Partnerships teams. Current team projects include: Communities of Practice, Ending Women's Homelessness Fund, Housing First Fund, London PLUS, Youth Homelessness, Housing First England, Reboot, Counts & Estimates, and our effective practice guidance and toolkits.

Telephone: 020 7840 4451
Twitter: @Tasmin_IGP