Monthly Archives: February 2012

Chris’s story

I never thought I’d be someone that was homeless. I was a married man, father of two, working up in Scotland. Then in my mid 30s my marriage broke up and I just went into a depression. I moved into a council place but wasn’t coping and ended up losing my job too, which meant […] Read more

Feb 28th | Team | Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects, Real life stories, Support
Simon - drumming volunteer

Drumming at St Mungo’s

Simon Charterton volunteers at St Mungo’s. He wanted to offer his drumming skills and now runs regular drumming workshops to our residents. He explains a bit more about how it works and what benefits both he and clients enjoy from the sessions. Read more

Feb 20th | Team | Hostels, shelters & projects, Real life stories
North Herts Sanctuary

Moving on in North Herts

St Mungo’s has begun a new partnership with the North Herts Sanctuary Trust based in Hitchin, Hertfordshire. Together we’re looking to extend and develop facilities and services at the 17 bed hostel. Here project manager Gboyega Adetunji talks about the success they have had in supporting their residents to tackle the problems that led to […] Read more

Feb 14th | Ade | Hostels, shelters & projects, News
Esther Sample, St Mungo's Women Strategy Co-ordinator

Supporting Women’s Recovery

St Mungo’s held an internal conference last month, organised by Women’s Strategy Coordinator Esther Sample (pictured), where about 100 clients, staff and guest speakers heard about our work with women clients and how we are looking to improve our services for women. Our client body is called Outside In and its women’s group were involved in planning and […] Read more

Feb 13th | Outside In | Events, Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects, Real life stories

Apprentices reach a milestone during National Apprenticeship Week

St Mungo’s has been running a successful Apprenticeship Scheme since 2008. Apprenticeship Coordinator Emma Broomfield tells us about the scheme and how it helps clients gain vital new skills to help them rebuild their lives. Read more

Feb 9th | Emma Broomfield | Hostels, shelters & projects, News, Real life stories

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