September 2019

Four new Action Groups launched in Reading!

At the Reading Homelessness Partnership meeting on September 4th, four new Action Groups were formed to tackle key issues in our town. Public Engagement and Comms group (including begging and tents): Vee Hutcheson (RBC), Kirsti Wilson (CONNCET Reading), Anthony Brain (RBC), Jon Yates (BCF), Alexa Volker (BID) andRebecca McDonald (BT Police) NRPF People/Migration & homelessness: […]

Cambridge Street Aid – Alternative giving in Cambridge

Three years ago, two officers at Cambridge City Council had an idea: “…what if we could create an alternative to handing money directly to people living on the streets, and use the money raised to help people leave the streets behind…?” In November 2016, Cambridge Street Aid was born. The model is simple: Donate to […]

Cambridge Homelessness Partnership to launch on World Homeless Day

Thursday 10 October 2019 is World Homeless Day; an opportunity to draw attention to people’s needs locally and provide opportunities for the community to get involved in responding to homelessness. Cambridge is marking this day with the launch of Street Support Cambridge and the wider It Takes A City (ITAC): Cambridge Homelessness Partnership. Cambridge’s journey […]

Stroud Green Road, London – Community Support Event

 Islington Council, in partnership with Haringey Council, hosted an event last month to discuss Stroud Green Road, a problematic and challenging rough sleeping hotspot in the London Borough. Our newest team member, Samra, was invited to the event to gain insight into the issue and to share her learnings in the hope that specific actions […]

A Home Every Night?

The Manchester Homelessness Partnership (MHP), launched in 2016, is a network of organisations, charities and individuals who work together towards the aims and values of the Manchester Homelessness Charter. The goal is to end homelessness in all its forms in Manchester. This network of people across the homelessness sector are trying to change policy and […]

Safety. Respect. Support.

Manchester sets MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE STANDARDS for emergency accommodation for people sleeping rough On Friday 30th August organisations from across Manchester came together to launch Manchester’s Emergency Accommodation Minimum Standards. The launch marks the outcome of months of significant collaborative efforts of the groups and individuals who collectively form The Manchester Homelessness Partnership. The minimum standards […]