Homes for Cathy Conference

Monday 30th April 2018

Venue: Mary Ward House, 5 – 7 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SN

10:00 – 16:00


Don’t miss this opportunity to listen to some of the most respected voices in the sector and be part of the plan to end homelessness. See conference agenda.

The conference will bring together a range of stakeholders working in the housing and homelessness sectors including politicians, national representative bodies and charities. Confirmed speakers include Lord Bob Kerslake; Shadow Secretary of State for Housing John Healey MP; Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee member, Bob Blackman MP, Crisis Chief Executive, Jon Sparkes and Shelter Chief Executive, Polly Neate.

Matt Downie, Director of Policy and External Affairs for Crisis will preview details of the charity’s Plan to End Homelessness, the findings of a six-month research and consultation exercise seeking to identify practical solutions to the growth of homelessness. The conference will explore the components of a charter for housing associations following on from the Crisis Plan.

Speakers will include:

  • Jon Sparkes, Crisis
  • John Healey MP
  • Polly Neate, Shelter
  • Plus Homes for Cathy members and others to be confirmed.