Close up of First Aid kit

First aid for homeless people

Church Housing Trust was recently able to fund first aid training for four homeless people staying at Vaughan House supported living scheme in Guildford. A first aid qualification increases their… Read more »

Artist James Wilson presents his latest brightly coloured work

Twenty years of support for Westminster residents

Church Housing Trust recently funded a get-together celebrating the 20th anniversary of services supporting homeless people in Westminster. The anniversary marks 20 years since Bruce House was officially opened as… Read more »

Dave Bray looking tired after running 10k

Hooray for Dave Bray!

Huge congratulations to Dave Bray, who took on the Great North Run for Church Housing Trust on 5 July. Dave ran the 10k for homeless veterans, who Church Housing Turst supports, at North… Read more »

Veteran Joseph gained his Security Industry Authority badge

Securing his future

Joseph came to Mike Jackson House, a scheme for homeless veterans, in May. He was feeling lost following a relationship breakdown and a long period of sofa surfing. Joseph decided… Read more »

Director Miriam Morris speaking live on RT UK about homelessness numbers

300,000 young people with no home

Recently, Church Housing Trust’s Director Miriam Morris appeared on television to comment on statistics from Crisis that claimed Government figures on homeless youth are far from accurate. You can watch… Read more »

Four volunteers bed down for the Stodden churches sleep-out

Sleep-out raises over £2,000

We’re always impressed by the dedication and generosity churches show us, especially when it comes to getting creative with their fundraising events. Most recently the Stodden church group, of Dean,… Read more »

Red and blue boxing gloves

Beating depression

Church Housing Trust seeks to combat the host of problems that can affect someone without a home, such as chronic depression, anxiety and low self-esteem. This can be done through… Read more »

Stephen smiling at Vaughan House

Small steps, big difference

Church Housing Trust provides ‘added value’ with our funding. We take a huge amount of pride from the changes we make to people’s day-to-day lives. One example is Stephen. Stephen is 61,… Read more »

Young woman wearing a hat, face covered by her hair

Rebuilding lives

Church Housing Trust is proud to help people who find themselves homeless at all stages of their lives. Sonya*, at just 23, has already been through more than most people. At… Read more »

Hostel residents stand in front of the Tower of London

A trip to the Tower

The Boundaries, in Romford, is a 10 bed high-support housing project for formerly homeless people with mental health issues. Last year they took advantage of the short train journey to… Read more »

People smiling around a full picnic table of BBQ food

Springing outdoors

Residents at The Springs in Cambridge, a scheme that helps homeless people into training and employment, were able to make use of funding from Church Housing Trust on a warm… Read more »

Standing in front of the new shed L-R: Church Housing Trust Director Miriam Morris, The Beacon resident Christian, Church Housing Trust Chairman Bob Cribb, Riverside Team Leader Sheryl West

Growing their enthusiasm

At Church Housing Trust’s most recent board meeting, the team were able to present a special surprise to the homelessness scheme they were visiting. The Beacon, supported housing for homeless… Read more »