Category: Trips

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 »

Mountains to climb

Snowden 2 2017

Residents at the Park View service are all in recovery from drug or alcohol addiction. They come from backgrounds that include homelessness, prison, and mental health units. Some have experienced… Read more »

Veterans visit Buckingham Palace

Martyn Laidlaw and Callum Brannen with the Beefeaters Buckingham Palace.

Veterans who have experienced homelessness were pleased to be invited to an annual party at Buckingham Palace. The event, hosted by Prince Harry and organised by the Not Forgotten Association,… Read more »

Meeting the local wild life

Ex-offenders, especially young adults, often lack basic life skills such as cooking and budgeting.

Residents in one homelessness scheme we support decided that a trip to Yorkshire Wildlife Park would be ideal for them by being both fun and educational. The scheme is for… Read more »

Mental Health Awareness Week

Humber woodland walk Mental Health Awareness Week, from 11-17 May, is approaching. Every year, people are encouraged to think about mental health issues, and how they might affect themselves, their loved ones and others... Read more »

A break from the norm

On the carousel

As the weather brightens, it’s time for the homelessness schemes that Church Housing Trust raises funds for to start planning summer trips and activities. Fresh air and a break from… Read more »

Full steam ahead

The Boundaries group at New Romney station

Lucky residents of Riverside’s The Boundaries scheme in Romford went on a day trip to Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway, a steam and diesel-powered miniature railway that lets you explore… Read more »

Beside the seaside

The New Beginnings crew on the Cleethorpes seafront

A group of residents from New Beginnings in Doncaster were lucky enough to take a trip to Cleethorpes over the summer – we thought we’d remind you of some sunnier… Read more »

Residents have a pleasurable day out

Shaw Street at Blackpool Pleasure Beach

We are able to send a lot of the homeless residents of Riverside schemes on special days out so that they can socialise, get some fresh air, and take time… Read more »

Day out is a ‘runaway’ success

Happy Clearview residents outside the railway museum

One of the most important aspects of CHT’s funding is the little extras it provides, such as funding for days out. They help the adults we support to take a… Read more »

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