Pendle MP, Andrew Stephenson has welcomed the announcement by Rt. Hon Sajid Javid, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government of additional funding to help tackle homelessness within Pendle. Along with 5 other boroughs across East Lancashire, Pendle will benefit from a share £734,250 to pilot new Prevention Trailblazers, which will work with a wide group of at risk people to help families and individuals before they reach crisis point.
Commenting on the funding announcement Andrew Stephenson MP commented, “I’m pleased to see the additional investment in tackling Homelessness here in Pendle and across Lancashire. This significant investment by the Government will pilot a new approach to removing the risks of homelessness from some of the most at risk people in our community.”
Local authorities will be able to use this funding to bring together a range of local partners to provide an innovative approach to tackling homelessness, with prevention at its heart.