Category: Activities

Double your impact on #GivingTuesday

Your donation to us can have double the impact. From 12pm on 27 November, your donations to us will be generously doubled for a limited time only. Follow this link between 27 Nov… Read more »

Double your donation to us

Your donation to us can have double the impact thanks to the Big Give. From 12.00p.m. on 27 November, your donations to us will be generously doubled for a limited time only…. Read more »

Did you take part in World Homeless Week?

Huge thanks to everyone who got involved in World Homeless Week this 7-14 October. More than 100 churches and other communities took part, including the Salvation Army in both Essex… Read more »

Hostel residents enjoy monthly events

Homeless people experience a lot of isolation and need encouragement and support to establish new relationships once in a hostel. Church Homeless Trust has funded a series of events at… Read more »

World Homeless Week 2018

World Homeless Week is organised by Church Homeless Trust as part of our mission to challenge, encourage, and support churches to help homeless people. It embraces World Homeless Day on… Read more »

Skint but Mint band transforms lives

A music project for former rough sleepers has already produced its own rock band. The Beat Project is a music, arts, and film project based in a hostel that aims… Read more »

Hostel garden project grows and grows

Forging positive social networks is crucial for homeless people as they prepare to live independently. Studies on the effects of gardening on people’s welfare have shown significant reductions in depression… Read more »

Easter celebrations at hostels

Easter egg flower bunny rabbit arrangement

Thanks to our donors’ support this year, we are able to support lots of fun activities for people in hostels over the Easter weekend. Mums in hostels can struggle to… Read more »

Homeless young people enjoy night out

Homeless young people from homelessness hostel Shaw Street in Liverpool are the winning bowling team on a night out

More than a quarter of homeless hostel residents in England are under 25. Young people can become homeless for a variety of reasons: due to relationship breakdowns, leaving care, mental… Read more »

ID is a passport to a fresh start

Resident of Park View homeless scheme Gemma with her new passport ID

When homeless, it is difficult to keep track of personal documents. You may have to leave where you are staying quickly, and not be able to take anything with you…. Read more »

Christmas in hostels across the country

Railway Road homeless hostel residents enjoy Christmas presents, Boxing day activities, Xmas dinner and decorations Your donations helped to make Christmas a lot brighter for more than 1,000 homeless people in schemes across England. A member of support staff described Christmas at a homelessness hostel... Read more »

Gardens grow confidence in homeless people

Members of the Riverside Young Peoples Gardening Project work in a garden in Enfield. August 15 2017 Matthew Power Photography www.matthewpowerphotography.co.uk Gardening projects across the country are inspiring confidence and a sense of community in people who have been homeless. North London Young adults at a foyer for homeless young people... Read more »

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