March 2021

St Anne’s Centre in Kemptown

St Anne’s Day Centre offers food and support to homeless or isolated people in Brighton and Hove. Staffed largely by volunteers and funded only by donation, St Anne’s has been working with our city’s rough sleepers and marginalised residents for more than thirty-five years. We try to offer a safe, warm and welcoming space for […]

Behind the scenes of Emma’s story

Solent University have been founding partners for Street Support in Southampton. They have hosted several conferences on homelessness and provided work placements to help the work of Street Support. This year, Solent University offered us the chance to pitch to their final year Social Media students. The ask was for a group of students to […]

Vaccination day for homeless in Bournemouth

What a day! A huge effort to deliver the COVID-19 vaccine to people experiencing homelessness resulted in around 200 receiving the vaccine at a special pop-up clinic at the Bournemouth YMCA today. Everyone vaccinated is homeless, rough sleeping or has been temporarily housed by Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole (BCP) Council due to the COVID pandemic. […]

Street Support Network Events – lessons learnt & sharing best practice

Since we formed Street Support Network, alongside the online tools, a lot of our work has been connecting people from different organisations around common challenges, and supporting collaboration towards a shared mission. Through this journey using different formats, facilitation styles and tools, and gathering feedback, we are continuously learning more about what works – reflecting […]

How the Wellbeing Centre run by The Salvation Army adapted to COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated unprecedented changes in the way that services are delivered to individuals experiencing homelessness and problem substance use. The aim of this novel qualitative study was to document how one service in Scotland, the Wellbeing Centre run by The Salvation Army, adapted in response. The start of the pandemic was a […]

Invitation to apply for funding from Albert Hunt Trust

The Albert Hunt Trust (UK) Funding opportunity from our supporter at The Albert Hunt Trust which is a grant giving charitable trust that supports local charities throughout the United Kingdom. The Albert Hunt Trust is welcoming applications from organisations that support those at risk of, or experiencing, homelessness. Charities registered with the Charity Commission can […]