Dramatic fall in rough sleeping

Following extensive work by council homelessness teams and the city’s social welfare partners the number of people sleeping rough in the York has reduced during 2018 from 29 to nine.

In 2017, the official number was 29, in 2016 and 2015 it was 18.

Can you help the council secure a future for Bootham Park?

The council and its local health partners have joined forces to work to secure the future of the Bootham Park site and have initiated a wide-ranging consultation exercise to capture as many viewpoints on potential public/private uses for the property as possible.