Cuts to council budgets for single homeless people are financial lunacy

By Leslie Morphy published by The Guardian:

When I show visitors the training and education centres at our homeless charity Crisis, they have on occasion been puzzled. Why art classes? What good to a homeless person is a sculpture workshop? The answer is simple: everyone is different. People end up homeless for a thousand different, often intertwined, reasons. To help someone rebuild their life, you must address their particular needs. And many people need the respite of a quiet hour’s artwork as a first step into other services.

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