Category: Young people

Young woman finds new home

Young people who are forced to leave home because of overcrowding need support. Rather than force them to return to the family home, where they may be unwelcome, it can… Read more »

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 »

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