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 »

Two women ride a carousel together on a day trip to Brighton

A break from the norm

As the weather brightens, it’s time for the homelessness schemes that Church Housing Trust raises funds for to start planning summer trips and activities. Fresh air and a break from… Read more »

Bar of chocolate with red line through it

Continuing your Lent journey

The days are finally brightening and it was lovely to have had some warmer weather over the weekend, which we hope has spurred you on your Lent journey, whether it’s… Read more »

Dave Bray holding his kids proudly after running a marathon

Marathon man

Church Housing Trust is lucky enough to have another keen fundraiser taking on an incredible challenge later in the year. Dave Bray is raising funds for The Beacon, a supported… Read more »

Gate Buddies logo image

Help for ex-offenders in Manchester

Church Housing Trust is proud to fund the Gate Buddies project, which supports ex-offenders in Greater Manchester. The scheme has been going from strength to strength, so much so that it caught the… Read more »

Bracken Court residents wearing safety gear and helmets ready for their challenges

Learning to love yourself

It has been said that learning to love yourself is the vital first step to finding romantic love. As Valentine’s Day approaches, Church Housing Trust unearths some top tips to… Read more »