High Sheriff of Kent, Mayor of Swale and Polish visitors in front of The Quays

Quays to the future

Last Thursday, Church Housing Trust attended an event celebrating award-winning Riverside ECHG scheme The Quays, in order to welcome some special visitors from Poland. The Sittingbourne scheme hosted the occasion,… Read more »

The Powerhouse Foyer gang at Blackpool Pleasure Beach

A day at the seaside

Pizza, ice cream and rollercoasters were among the treats enjoyed by 26 residents and three members of staff from Liverpool’s Powerhouse Foyer when they went on a day trip, funded… Read more »

Riverside client Roy with Care Assistant Kirstie at Newton House

Newton House wins award for Riverside

Riverside ECHG’s Newton House in Gloucester recently won the Specialist Landlord of the Year award at the UK Housing Awards 2014. Winners were announced at a national awards ceremony in… Read more »

Coupals Court mums and babies meet the elephants

Having a wild time

Just before Christmas, the residents at Riverside ECHG’s mother and baby scheme Coupals Court asked if they would be able to have a day trip. The hostel staff agreed that… Read more »

Easter Egg

Thinking about new beginnings

As Lent draws to a close and we celebrate the festival of Easter and the renewal it brings, Church Housing Trust takes a look at the aptly named Riverside ECHG… Read more »

Cooking lesson in a Jamaica Street kitchen

Jamaica Street re-opens its doors

On Friday, Church Housing Trust attended the launch ceremony of Riverside ECHG’s Jamaica Street hostel in Bristol, a newly renovated scheme that regularly makes use of our funding to provide… Read more »

Mayor of Swale Sue Gent, High Sheriff of Kent and Team Leader Donna Lee with the Community Chef Mike Spackman in the Quays' community kitchen

Riverside’s schemes attract awards

Housing provider Riverside ECHG, with the support of Church Housing Trust, continues to tackle the underlying issues of homelessness, and two brilliant examples of its work have reached the finals… Read more »

Group hands in

Lent with Church Housing Trust

Like many others, before Lent begins this year on 5 March you will probably choose to ‘give up’ a luxury you don’t need, something basic you can go without, or… Read more »

Dancers from the Russian Community Association

Crossing cultures with housing advice

Housing provider Riverside’s The Crossings hostel in Hull held a fantastic diversity day to celebrate the expansion of its advice services. Performances, food and drink were part-funded by Church Housing… Read more »

Temporary Cold Weather bed at SASH

Helping homeless people have a Well Winter

When rough sleeping becomes far more dangerous thanks to freezing or wet weather, especially in winter, those on the streets have no choice but to visit A&E departments for medical… Read more »