Category: Mental health

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 »

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 »

Help for homeless refugees

Anon refugee

Church Homeless Trust supports asylum seekers in partnership with Housing Justice. While applying for asylum, people are not allowed to work or claim benefits, essentially making them homeless and destitute…. Read more »

Homeless women design mosaics

Mosaic making at women's hostel

Homeless women at a hostel in Westminster have designed and built mosaics for a memorial area in their garden. Women living at Queen Mary’s hostel have experienced homelessness, and may… Read more »

Depression and homelessness

Despair

Poor mental health remains one of the great unaddressed issues surrounding homelessness. In recent months, we have seen a marked increase in the number of applications for our grants that… 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 »

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 »

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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