Regional winter plan announced to protect rough sleepers
As rough sleepers face the double threat of harsh winter weather and the ongoing pandemic the region’s local authorities have come together to announce their joint winter plan for individuals at risk of rough sleeping.
In collaboration with the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA), the Homelessness Taskforce, and partners from the public, private and voluntary sectors, a joint winter plan to help keep rough sleepers safe has been drawn up by local authorities across the region.
The plan is a commitment to keeping the most vulnerable people safe during winter to ensure that no one dies on the streets during severe weather.
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