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 »

Celebrity Chef Rosemary Shrager visits the veterans' bakery

Veterans in the kitchen

Many people will be attending VE Day memorial activities or celebrations across the country, so we took a look at the steps some homeless veterans are taking to improve their... Read more »
Clara in her room at Beck House

The sky’s the limit

You may have seen the moving video of Clara, a 50-year-old mother of four whose mental health issues led to homelessness, on our website earlier in the year. She struggled to find… Read more »

The finished wooden gazebo in the garden at Lucas Court homelessness scheme

Get out into the garden

The weather continues to brighten, which means that a number of homelessness schemes up and down the country are planning their next set of activities around their gardens. Lucas Court… Read more »

Decorated Easter hats, cakes, and masks at young families homelessness service

An eggshellent time

Families at the Marie House women’s refuge, for mothers and children fleeing domestic violence*, got to enjoy a weekend of enriching and exciting Easter fun. Support worker Kerry Birks describes the… Read more »

Scheme residents walk together on a sunlit woodland path

Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week, from 11-17 May, is approaching. Every year, people are encouraged to think about mental health issues, and how they might affect themselves, their loved ones and others... Read more »
Spoon of cornflakes with milk and strawberry

The breakfast club

An initial plan to host a breakfast club at the Young Person’s Centre on Terry Street in Hull proved to be even more rewarding than the scheme’s support staff anticipated. Staff at… Read more »