Articles

Recovery is for Everyone

The Good Shepherd in Wolverhampton is well known as a charity which, thanks to the generosity of the public and fundraisers, provides a daily supply of food to individuals and families from the city who are suffering from poverty. But, especially in recent years, the Good Shepherd, based opposite Molineux football stadium on Waterloo Road, […]

Coventry’s First Arts and Homelessness Festival

Arts and creativity can shine in the darkest of times. It can bring people together and provides opportunity for expression when other parts of life are challenging. Join us for a week-long celebration of arts and homelessness projects in Coventry, created and co-produced by people who have current or previous lived experience of homelessness. The […]

Intro to Coventry Citizens Advice

Coventry Citizens Advice makes changes to its advice model in anticipation of an increase in demand for independent advice services Coventry Citizens Advice (CCA) has changed the way that people can access its advice services, in anticipation of a predicted increase in demand, by transitioning to a ‘telephone first’ model. This was trialed in March […]

The Integrate Coventry Project

The Integrate Coventry project led by Coventry Refugee and Migrant Centre is open and accepting referrals. We help Third Country Nationals to rebuild their lives in safety, become fully self-sufficient and establish themselves within the wider community in Coventry. We work in partnership with FWT, VAC, Belgrade Theatre and City of Culture to offer a […]

Intro to Enterprise Homes Group

Enterprise Homes Group operates as a supportive family to enable those who are excluded, particularly through homelessness, to start new lives. Our vision is to make homelessness history. With our partners, we create places to belong, develop skills and find meaningful employment. Our approach of fostering and promoting “the heart of family” brings acceptance, belonging, […]

Alternative Giving Pre-Loved Boutique

On 10 October 2021 people around the world will mark World Homeless Day in many varied ways and change the lives of people experiencing homelessness in their local community. To mark this in our city, Wolverhampton BID will be hosting a pop-up boutique on 8 October 2021 in the Mander Centre to raise funds for […]

Intro to Arch Healthcare: Weds 13th Oct, 11am-12pm

This free, virtual event is essential for anyone working with people facing homelessness – find out about our CQC outstanding-rated GP surgery in the heart of Brighton, exclusively for people facing homelessness and housing insecurity in Brighton and Hove. We provide NHS services but so much more besides: Accessible, Restorative, Community Healthcare for those who […]

Homelessness – a personal perspective

By Jo Ash  CEO of Southampton Voluntary Services (SVS) As I step down as CEO of SVS I was asked by the Street Support Action Group with which I have worked since its inception to write some personal words about why housing and homelessness issues are of such importance to me. Undoubtedly my interest has […]

Move on housing – Hope into Action

Hope into Action: Southampton helps churches respond to homelessness and make a lasting difference to lives.  We are a local franchise of a national project operating for more than 10 years and and in over 20 cities.  City Life Church took on the franchise in 2019 in response to locally identified need for additional move […]