Shirts on rail

Clothes help self-esteem

Even when a person is ready to move on with their life, the stigma of homelessness can make it difficult. Adrian, a prison officer, faced a traumatic attack at work…. Read more »

2017 British 10k runners on Waterloo Bridge, two women smiling

Run with us

Join us at the ASICS London 10k run this July. We have 12 charity places to fill on the 2019 ASICS London 10k run on the 21 July. Live bands,… Read more »

Man smiling in his flat

Feels like home

When he came out of prison, Ray was determined to start his life again, but he needed support. “After being in prison I came out to nothing. My family had… Read more »

Wakefield hostel cheque presentation - BGL Group. Suzanne Bailey and Jamie Lyons holding big cheque and smiling

Donation launches garden project

The BGL Group has donated £5,000 towards a garden project at a refuge. Funding has been donated by financial services provider The BGL Group to begin a garden project at… Read more »

Brown formal shoes

Grant helps with funeral costs

Peter lost everything through drinking, including his licence as a taxi driver. He had to stay at a night shelter, where he didn’t feel safe. After five months, he was… Read more »

Two people eating together at a church winter night shelter

Churches save lives this winter

All over the country, there are churches preparing rooms for homeless people. Rough sleepers have been able to access a hot meal, safe, warm bed, and other facilities, instead of risking… Read more »

Two people making beds at a church winter night shelter

Shelter success

Church Homeless Trust is pleased to be supporting churches who have opened winter night shelters. For the first time this year, Church Homeless Trust expanded its funding to the guests… Read more »

Teddy bear on sofa

A safe place to stay

Charlie became homeless after losing her job and splitting up with her partner. With no income to find a new home, she sofa surfed at friends’ houses with her young… Read more »

Black Labrador looking up

Young woman finds new home

Young people who are forced to leave home because of overcrowding need support. Rather than force them to return to the family home, where they may be unwelcome, it can… Read more »

Small tent pitched in a field

Rough sleeper now ‘always smiling’

Terry found himself homeless after a relationship breakdown over financial problems. He has also been battling alcohol dependency since leaving the army many years before. He left the family home… Read more »

Pair of trainers

Tom’s new clothes

More than 24,000 people in Britain spent the festive period sleeping rough or in cars, trains, buses, or tents, according to research by the charity Crisis. The new research suggests that… Read more »