Monthly Archives: November 2013

Woman looking out of window

Supporting women out of abusive relationships

This week (24-30 November), Bristol is hosting an End Violence Against Women week to highlight violence and abuse against women and girls. Rosie Banting works for St Mungo’s Freedom Programme in the city and explains more. One in four women in Bristol will be victims of domestic violence and abuse in their lifetimes, according to […] Read more

Nov 28th | Dipika Kulkarni | Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects
St Mungo's LBGT group - in blue t-shirts with rainbow flags and a banner, at London Pride

Tweet Week LGBTQ

This week, until 1 December, Kevin Gamble, the chair of St Mungo’s LGBT Employee Network Group, will be curating Tweet Week LGBTQ. He explains more about the project and invites you to get involved. Read more

Nov 25th | Kevin Gamble | Guest blogs

Five ways to reduce the harm alcohol does to your body

This week (18-24 November) is Alcohol Awareness Week. We have been running workshops on alcohol awareness and harm reduction in some of our projects. Shaaban Juma, our Substance Use Worker, shares some of the ways to reduce the harm alcohol does to your body, which he has been discussing with clients. Read more

Nov 22nd | Shaaban Juma | Hostels, shelters & projects
Jessica Lath at Birkenhead Street for Black History Month

Helping those who helped me: Jessica’s story

Jessica is a volunteer at St Mungo’s homelessness support service, Peer Advice Link (PAL). Having previously been homeless herself, she is now training to help others who have been in similar situations to hers. Read more

Nov 6th | Jessica Lath | Hostels, shelters & projects, Real life stories

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