December 2023

Crucial multi-agency work supporting rough sleepers in Coventry

credit: We’re working closely with our partners to help rough sleepers. In Coventry we have a real multi-agency approach to helping people who face homelessness, whether that’s families potentially facing eviction from a property, or because of a breakdown in a relationship, or supporting rough sleepers with complex needs. We talked to some of […]

Featured organisation: Derbyshire Outreach Team (P3)

The Derbyshire Outreach Team (DOT) is the commissioned homelessness street outreach service for Derbyshire and Staffordshire Moorlands and is delivered by P3 charity. The team team go out in the early hours of the morning responding to new referrals, as well as visiting known rough sleeping sites, in order to make contact with people who […]

Derbyshire’s Homelessness Charter

A draft homelessness charter for Derbyshire has been developed following a workshop with partners. The aim of the charter is to set out our joint vision and values for tackling homelessness in Derbyshire and will form the basis of future partnership working across the county. We welcome feedback on the draft charter through a public […]

Derbyshire Homelessness Strategy

For the first time a countywide homelessness and rough sleeping strategy has been developed for all of Derbyshire’s local authorities. Created with the support of Homeless Link and in consultation with a wide range of partners, this five-year strategy was officially launched at an event in May 2023. The ambitious strategy underlines our commitment to […]

Christmas Cards that Count – St Basils at the German Market

By Barrie Hodge, Head of Fundraising and Communications at St Basils In the heart of Birmingham’s bustling business district, St Basils is transforming the St Philips Cathedral Christmas Market into a haven of hope this festive season. They’re thrilled to announce their return to the Christmas charity chalet, graciously offered by St Philips Cathedral from […]