Clothes help self-esteem

Even when a person is ready to move on with their life, the stigma of homelessness can make it difficult. Adrian, a prison officer, faced a traumatic attack at work…. Read more »

Run with us

Join us at the ASICS London 10k run this July. We have 12 free charity places to fill on the 2019 ASICS London 10k run on 21 July. If you’re… Read more »

Feels like home

When he came out of prison, Ray was determined to start his life again, but he needed support. “After being in prison I came out to nothing. My family had… Read more »

Donation launches garden project

The BGL Group has donated £5,000 towards a garden project at a refuge. Funding has been donated by financial services provider The BGL Group to begin a garden project at… Read more »

Grant helps with funeral costs

Peter lost everything through drinking, including his licence as a taxi driver. He had to stay at a night shelter, where he didn’t feel safe. After five months, he was… Read more »

Churches save lives this winter

All over the country, there are churches preparing rooms for homeless people. Rough sleepers have been able to access a hot meal, safe, warm bed, and other facilities, instead of risking… Read more »

Shelter success

Church Homeless Trust is pleased to be supporting churches who have opened winter night shelters. For the first time this year, Church Homeless Trust expanded its funding to the guests… Read more »

Veterans enjoy woodcraft workshop

Just before Christmas, veterans enjoyed carpentry workshops that developed their skills and creativity. The Veterans Woodcraft Organisation offers bespoke training and support to homeless veterans in a homeless veterans service… Read more »

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 »

Rough sleeper now ‘always smiling’

Terry found himself homeless after a relationship breakdown over financial problems. He has also been battling alcohol dependency since leaving the army many years before. He left the family home… Read more »

Tom’s new clothes

More than 24,000 people in Britain spent the festive period sleeping rough or in cars, trains, buses, or tents, according to research by the charity Crisis. The new research suggests that… Read more »