Housing and Homelessness

Coming of Age: Opportunities for Older Homeless People under Supporting People

  • Published 1st Oct 2004
  • Authors: Jenny Pannell, , Guy Palmer,
  • Category: Housing and Homelessness

This report examines the challenges and proposes cost-effective solutions for 'Supporting People' commissioners, their partner agencies and providers to meet the challenge of older homelessness. 

The report considers:

  • the extent of the problem of homelessness among the elderly
  • creative solutions
  • a checklist for local action: what you can do locally to ensure that effective services exist for older people vulnerable to homelessness.
  • details and sources of further information and advice.

About this report
This report was funded by the UK Coalition on Older Homelessness and written by Jenny Pannell and Guy Palmer. The facts presented and views expressed in this report are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the funder.