Category: Advice

Support for church night shelters

Church Homeless Trust has extended its funding to temporary night shelters opened by churches. As the number of homeless people on our streets continues to grow, temporary church and community… 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 »

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 »

Surviving sanctions

Supporting entrenched rough sleepers

To make it out of homelessness permanently, each person needs individualised support. In a recent study, different barriers to leaving behind homelessness were looked at in detail. The ‘Welfare Conditionality’… Read more »

A Volunteer’s Story – Part Two

The Homeless Outreach & Support Team (HOST) is managed by Riverside Care & Support

James’ story of personal transformation continues. 10 December 2016 I moved into my own flat, and while it was terrifying, with planning and sheer determination I boxed it all and went…. Read more »

A Volunteer’s Story – Part One

Supporting people with mental health issues

Our life experiences don’t define us, but they do shape how we see things. James’ support worker contacted us asking for funding for a laptop to support his volunteering work… Read more »

Book offer for Church Housing Trust donors

John Sahl author of The Questions Within

John Sahl, a Christian supporter of Church Housing Trust, has written a new book entitled ‘The Questions Within’. The book looks at seven very important questions related to what we… Read more »

Frequently Asked Questions about homelessness

The Homeless Outreach & Support Team (HOST) is managed by Riverside Care & Support

Why are people homeless? Overall, the most common reason for becoming homeless is the end of a tenancy. Another common reason is relationship breakdown between family members. Further reasons include… Read more »

World Homeless Week 2017

World Homeless Week 2017 logo Church Housing Trust recently contacted benefices across the country encouraging them to join us for World Homeless Week. The week, based around World Homeless Day on 10 October, encourages churches,... Read more »

World Homeless Week 2017

World Homeless Week banner 2017

Please get involved with World Homeless Week, 9-15 October 2017. Currently across the globe there are more than 100 million homeless people who are fleeing violence, famine, and poverty. Some… Read more »


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