Category: Hosts

Apr 20, 2019

County Lines

The safety and wellbeing of the young people using our services is at the heart of everything we do. To help ensure our hosts have the information and support they need for their role, we provide training and regular Host Forums on relevant topics. This month we arranged a session in Harrogate which focused on …

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Feb 5, 2019

Welcome to our new hosts

We had a bumper turn-out for our Host Training Session last month! Eight potential hosts from Goole, Harrogate and York took part in our latest training session, in preparation for joining us as volunteer hosts for our emergency Nightstop scheme. The session was run by our Hull and East Riding Manager Kirsty Clark and Nightstop …

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Feb 1, 2019

6% of all rough sleepers last autumn were aged 25 years or younger

The government statistics on rough sleeping were released yesterday. No rough sleeping is acceptable, but to learn that 6% of all rough sleepers last autumn were aged 25 years or younger was particularly worrying. Many of the young people we help will have been sofa-surfing before being referred to SASH, which puts them at risk …

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Jan 22, 2019

The scale of youth homelessness

84,000 young people in England asked their local council for help as they were homeless in 2017-18 Last year, Centrepoint published ‘Making Homeless Young People Count’, a report that uses the new Youth Homelessness Databank to analyse the scale of youth homelessness across the UK. The Databank collects this information from individual Local Authorities and …

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Nov 28, 2018

SASH Host Conference

It was wonderful to see such a great turn-out for our first ever SASH Host Conference last Saturday! Over 50 of our fantastic hosts from all over North and East Yorkshire joined us at the Principal Hotel in York for a packed agenda of workshops, networking and presentations. On offer were sessions on a range …

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