New hotline to help for homeless people

A new telephone hotline and text messaging service has been launched to help provide support to people sleeping rough in Sheffield. The freephone number is part of a new Street Outreach Service provided by homelessness charity and housing association Framework and backed by Sheffield Council to provide support to homeless people and those at risk of homelessness. Sheffield Live! reporter Simon Thake earlier spoke with Sam Lloyd of Framework.

People can call on 0800 066 5358 or Text SOTS to 80800 (followed by a message). Reports can also be made to