Cold Weather Initiative
Issued : Friday 27 November, 2009
Cllr Kevin Humphreys welcomes the Cold Weather Initiative that has been put in place to provide access to emergency accommodation in the city centre area for rough sleepers who are not in regular contact with homeless services
The following has been agreed in relation to the delivery of a Cold Weather Initiative for the forthcoming period.
- The service hours will be from 8.30pm to 8.30am.
- The service will operate an open door policy first come first placed.
- Dinner will be provided for all service users in the evening.
- Personal lockers will be available for all service users belongings.
- An assertive outreach approach will be adopted by outreach teams with the key aim of preventing rough sleeping during the cold weather period.
Kevin HumphreysThe Labour PartySpokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport
- Work Address:
- Leinster House
- Kildare Street
- Dublin 2
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