2019 The Beacon Armistice crafts

Grant supports veterans

On Armistice Day, people come together to remember those who have sacrificed themselves in conflict. As we remember those who were lost, we are also glad to offer support to… Read more »

Van Lodenstein school students - car packages - World Homeless Week 2019

Dutch students help rough sleepers

International guests also made their mark during World Homeless Week. Church Homeless Trust was pleased to run a workshop with a group of students visiting London from the Van Lodenstein… Read more »

2019 World Homeless Week collections

World Homeless Week – Thank You!

A huge thank you to everyone who donated, volunteered, or held activities for World Homeless Week. More than 80 churches and individuals ordered information packs in order to hold services,… Read more »

2019 World Homeless Week - veterans art therapy

World Homeless Week begins

World Homeless Week begins this Sunday 6 October. The week will be marked by fundraising across the UK, including at Network Rail stations, where volunteers will be taking donations. On… Read more »

New fridge freezer in the kitchen

“I can begin a new life”

Joe struggled with alcohol and drugs for most of his life. He wanted to change, especially after becoming involved with gangs. He told us his story. “I previously lived in… Read more »

Norah and Gemma

“It was like magic”

When Norah was kicked out by her dad, she went to stay with her step-dad. When he kicked her out too, she was forced to sleep rough. She lost all… Read more »

Man playing guitar

Music therapy supports high-needs residents

Music is an important way to support people with complex physical or mental health needs to have new experiences. Music therapy was provided for residents of a specialist support centre… Read more »

World Homeless Week Bucket Collection - volunteers smiling

World Homeless Week volunteers needed

World Homeless Week is fast approaching and there’s still plenty of time to take part. At the beginning of September, we will distribute World Homeless Week packs to organisations, churches,… Read more »

Mosaic of tree on the wall at Queen Mary's hostel

Suffrage centenary commemorated with mosaic

Homeless women have created a mosaic for the hundredth anniversary of the Women’s Vote. To commemorate the centenary of women’s suffrage in the UK, a mosaic was designed and built… Read more »

Teddy bear biscuits

Goodness baked in

Homeless veterans have been benefitting greatly from an on-site bakery at a veterans’ service. The Veterans’ Artisan Bakery is a community bakery supporting service residents and their families, staff, and… Read more »

Man in wheelchair in kitchen

Building a future

Paul was homeless on and off for 20 years in a cycle of substance misuse, mental health issues, and offending. He slept rough and used drugs and alcohol to cope… Read more »

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World Homeless Week 2019

World Homeless Week is from 6-13 October 2019. As part of our mission to support churches and communities to help homeless people, we provide a World Homeless Week pack of… Read more »