Consultation on proposals to stop funding three Adult Social Care grant schemes, and to reduce funding for Hampshire County Council funded Homelessness Support Services

Hampshire County Council has opened a six-week consultation to seek the views of the public and those who use the County Council’s services, as well as other interested stakeholders on proposed changes outlined below.
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The proposed changes are to three non-statutory grant areas and to Homelessness Support Services as follows. 

  • Adult Social Care Grants:

To stop the funding for three Adult Social Care grant schemes which support voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations.

    • the Neighbourhood Care and Support grant scheme
    • the Community Based Support grant scheme; and
    • the Rural Connections grant scheme.
  • Homelessness Support Services:

To reduce funding for Homelessness Support Services in Hampshire.

The consultation seeks to describe/outline the potential impacts of the proposed options and provide the opportunity for those responding to make alternative suggestions about how these savings could be made.

The consultation will be open from midday Monday, 7 February 2022 until Monday, 21 March 2022 and is published at the link below: 

www.hants.gov.uk/AHC-consultation

In the meantime, if you would like any further details, please do not hesitate to contact the Consultation Team by Email: AS.Consultation@hants.gov.uk or by Phone: 0370 779 8102.

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