Welcome to HLG
HLG is a registered charity and a membership organisation; members are voluntary sector organisations working in the homeless, housing, health and social care sectors within Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire County.
We provide training, consultancy and support services to voluntary sector organisations working with people who are homeless or vulnerably housed in Nottingham City and Nottingham County.
We provide a unique role in supporting and coordinating organisations, influencing the services they provide as well as local policy; our overall aim is to help improve choice, opportunity and social justice for the people accessing these services. HLG is financially assisted by Nottingham City Council and Nottinghamshire County Council.
Thursday 12 November 2015
Charities have warned that sanctions are making mental health problems worse.
The number of benefit sanctions imposed on... There can be little doubt that the mental health sector is under pressure, however understanding the nature of those pressures has been difficult.The... Housing providers should listen to tenants and respond to their needs. Following these tips will ensure nobody feels shut out'You must be prepared to... When is the Shelter open?Friday (8.30pm-8am), Saturday & Sunday nights (8pm-8am)Every weekend from Friday December 4th to Sunday February 28thSevere... Signpost to Polish Success have released their report about Eastern European Communities in Nottingham, including recommendations about the needs of these... Understanding the health agenda, continuing support with European funding, large scale tenders, and help to involve the VCS in the devolution agenda are... About this eventDecent housing makes a fundamental difference to mental and physical health and wellbeing and has a critical contribution to make to the... Harmless are delivering FREE Mental Health Workshops in Nottingham as part of the Wellness in Mind Training Programme
What does the term mental health... The Nottingham Winter Shelter is a night shelter, set in a church hall and run by Emmanuel House
• Shelter opens 16th November 2015• Shelter closes on... From 31 October, healthcare professionals must alert the police if they treat a girl under 18 who has had female genital mutilation (FGM).
To coincide... Housing minister Brandon Lewis introduced the governments Housing and Planning Bill to Parliament on 13 October 2015 as "an historic moment that will help... The Government has published the Immigration Bill 2015 / 2016.This Bill carries with it a number of implications for Landlords. The Bill is intended to... This report summarises the results of a rapid review of how to assess the performance of local health systems through the lens of clinical commissioning... Consultation description: This consultation asks for views on 2 aspects of the 'pay to stay' policy.
Firstly, it proposes a system of 'tapers' that would... This guidance is for community nurses to help them assess the health of homeless people. The resource features a template health assessment including... Research shows that the average age of people who die while homeless is 47. For women, it is just 43.Beyond their own services, St Mungos Broadway would...
Recent changes brought in by the Care Act 2014 mean that Nottingham City Council now have a duty to provide information and advice for all adults... HLG have recently launched our brand new Facebook page (Hlg Nottingham) to help us foster some change making conversations and engaging debate amongst the... A homelessness umbrella organisation is calling on housing and NHS service providers to audit homeless people to ensure they have support for their health... Benefit changes: Who will be affected?Hundreds of thousands of UK families will be affected by cuts of £12bn in the UK's welfare budget announced by the... As the government marks 47 days in office, St Mungo's Broadway has launched its 'Homeless Health 47' petition to highlight that the average age of... HLG has been working in partnership with local DWP officers to try to build a more effective working relationship with them and encourage a better...