Many people that experience homelessness have a right to support, but not always a choice on the type of support they want. And for those of us that need specialist health or social care support, the service that is most needed is also often the most in demand. And what to the role of ‘non-professional’ support? Helping people to connect with families and friends for support, or to make positive connections in the community. Today’s theme will consider how well this is all balanced and what more needs done.