Letter to DS 101016

The ‘Nowhere safe to stay – the dangers of sleeping rough’ report, released yesterday, has shed light on the stark realities of sleeping rough. The accounts from our clients who took part in the research, are without doubt distressing. How many more people have to die before the government acts to end rough sleeping?


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14 days to go….

It’s 14 days to the second reading of the Homelessness Reduction Bill in the House of Commons. This the best chance we’ve had in a generation to change the law on homelessness. We need as many MPs to support the bill… Read more

Oct 14th | Martin Kitara | Campaigns

From Jamaica to St Mungo’s

October is Black History Month – an opportunity to learn about the heritage and history of our African and Caribbean communities in the UK. Jordan, our client and volunteer shares his experience of growing up in the UK and Jamaica. Read more

Sep 30th | Jordan Fraser | Guest blogs, Key people, Real life stories, Volunteering
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Walking for Recovery Pride in Haringey

This week St Mungo’s Haringey Recovery Service (HRS) held a two mile ‘Recovery Pride Walk’ in celebration of the journeys of the service’s users. The theme of the walk was “Recovery is a Journey Not a Destination.” For clients who took part, each step they took on the walk marked their journey to recovery from […] Read more

Sep 23rd | Martin Kitara | Events, Hostels, shelters & projects, Real life stories, Support, Uncategorized
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Help the work live on…

The generosity of our supporters enables us to provide projects which support people recovering from homelessness to rebuild their lives, such as the St Mungo’s Recovery College.  In this blog, Jordan tells us how the College has helped him to rebuild his confidence and improve his wellbeing.  Read more

Sep 15th | Martin Kitara | Events, Hostels, shelters & projects, Real life stories, Support, Uncategorized
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56 days to prevent homelessness

In 56 days time MPs will have the chance to help make some major improvements to the homelessness legislation. On 28 October we need MPs to turn up in Parliament to help turn the Homelessness Reduction Bill into law. Why is 56 days important? The Homelessness Reduction Bill would give councils 56 days to help […] Read more

Sep 2nd | Bea Orchard | Campaigns, Key posts
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Café Art 2017 MyLondon calendar

The Café Art 2017 MyLondon calendar is a social enterprise initiative for London art groups and individuals affected by homelessness. It publishes a calendar every year as part of a contest supported by the Royal Photographic Society (RPS) and Homeless Link. This year, the calendar features four winning photographs from four St Mungo’s clients. Read more

Aug 26th | Martin Kitara | Real life stories, Support, Uncategorized
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Help change the law on homelessness

The Communities and Local Government Select Committee has released its report calling for a new government strategy to address homelessness in England. The report comes out strongly in favour of the new Homelessness Reduction Bill – great news for our Stop the Scandal campaign. Francesca from our Campaigns team explains the importance of the bill and […] Read more

Aug 19th | Team | Campaigns, Key posts, Uncategorized
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With supported housing in limbo, vulnerable people face homelessness

Howard Sinclair, our CEO raises concern over the government’s delays on reforms to supported housing. He highlights the challenges and uncertainty faced by vulnerable people who rely on supported housing and difficult decisions providers have to face. Read more

Aug 12th | Howard Sinclair | Hostels, shelters & projects, Key people, Uncategorized
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Learning the ropes at St Mungo’s

Harry, is a current St Mungo’s apprentice who experienced homelessness in his late teens and early twenties. With no formal qualifications, he feels he can use his experience to support others who are in the same position he was. In this blog he discusses how the St Mungo’s Apprenticeship programme has had helped him to turn around his life.   Read more

Aug 5th | Team | Real life stories, Support

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