May 2024

Frazer’s on Phoenix FM!

Earlier this month, our lovely Frazer was interviewed on Phoenix FM by Patrick Sherring. They spoke all about Cool to be Kind’s weekly outreach group ‘Warm Hearts for Cold Hands’ which Frazer helps out at.   He talked about how every Wednesday evening in the layby in front of Chelmsford library, Chelmsford Rough Sleeper Support provide […]

Stop Loan Sharks Week 2024

Have you ever heard of loan sharks or illegal money lending?  Being a victim of illegal money lending, such as borrowing from loan sharks, can put you at risk of homelessness.  When people struggle to repay the high interest rates and fees charged by loan sharks, they may find themselves trapped in a cycle of […]

Street Support Chelmsford Provide Extra Support for Emergency Temporary Accommodation

Born from the huge need for temporary accommodation and the dramatic lack of it in Chelmsford, Cool to be Kind and Street Support Chelmsford teamed up with ARU, Sanctus and Chelmsford Rough Sleepers Support Group (with whom Cool to be Kind’s outreach group works along side during the weekly outreach) to provide extra support for […]

Join GMHAN’s Task Groups

The Greater Manchester Homeless Action Network (GMHAN) brings together organisations and individuals across Greater Manchester who are working to end rough sleeping and prevent homelessness. Their network includes people with personal insights into homelessness, people from the frontline organisations, public sector officers, and anyone working to find more effective solutions to the homelessness crisis. They […]

St Basils Pop Up Shop Launches in Birmingham

Last month on 22 April 2024, the charity St Basils, which helps young people between 16 – 25 who are experiencing homelessness, opened its first-ever pop-up vintage shop in the Great Western Arcade, Birmingham, all thanks to a big donation from the Arcade itself. They are selling some cool vintage clothes, sports gear, and trainers. […]

I Feel Part of Society – Simon Community Scotland

Our Street Support partner, Simon Community Scotland is becoming synonymous with Digital Inclusion.  Through their most recent Get Connected project, 500 people accessing homelessness services were connected to the digital world through the Get Connected model. The results from this are presented in this smashing report, ‘I Feel Part of Society’ – its name taken […]

Find Street Support Chelmsford at VOLFEST 2024

Street Support Chelmsford via Cool to be Kind  will be attending the fantastic event VOLFEST again this year! Organised by Chelmsford CVS, the event is to celebrate Volunteers Week running the length of Chelmsford High Street on the 6th June 2024.  Populated by many stalls, you’ll be able to see first-hand some of the wonderful ways […]