Category: Young people

Neil gets a second chance

After a childhood spent in care, Neil began living alone at a young age. Without support, guidance, and love, he became homeless. He sofa surfed for more than two years,… Read more »

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 »

Keen cyclist finds work

Gerald had nowhere to go following a relationship breakdown with his uncle, who he has lived with since he was a child. He had no experience of how to live… 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 »

Training helps homeless young people

Breakfast club at Cangle Foyer

Homeless young people often struggle with basic skills for day to day life. Growing up in care, or a neglectful environment, can lead young people to be very isolated and… Read more »

Young adult finds independence

Jonas with his new oven

Jonas* moved into a foyer for young people after a childhood of neglect. His mum was an alcoholic and often didn’t feed him. She couldn’t help him get ready in… Read more »

Clothing provides self-esteem

sunflower

Maisie became street homeless at 17. She was living in a young person’s foyer, but was evicted because of her anger issues. Her relationship with her parents was strained to… Read more »

A message of hope this Lent

Vine with grapes and Bible quote "I am the vine, you are the branches. Those who abide in me and I in them bear much fruit." John 15:5 We are constantly bombarded with negative stories: news of wars, famines, disasters, and man’s inhumanity to man. Perhaps more pervasive are everyday examples of our inability to co-operate and work together... 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 »

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 »

Zurich support young homeless people

GROW (Giving Real Opportunities for Work) trainees in a kitchen chatting

Giving Real Opportunities for Work (GROW) apprenticeships support vulnerable homeless people into work. GROW apprenticeships train young people with lived experience of homelessness to support their peers. A new apprenticeship… Read more »


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