Monthly Archives: February 2014


A Future. Now

This week sees the launch of Reading Matters asking you to sign our petition to ensure basic skills training is well funded, suitable and accessible to all homeless people. Tanya English, Executive Director of Fundraising and Communications, explains why we are campaigning on this issue. Read more

Feb 27th | Tanya English | Key people, Uncategorized
Rebuilding Shattered Lives campaign

Good to Talk

Pippa Hockton is the founder and director of Street Talk. The organisation was set up to take mental health care, in particular counselling, to women in street based prostitution and to women who have escaped from traffickers. She explains more about the women she works with, and working at our Chrysalis project. At Street Talk […] Read more

Feb 25th | Pippa Hockton | Guest blogs, Real life stories, Support
Photo of two smiling women, one in a wheelchair, outside a Parisian train station

Bon voyage Paris

One Tuesday morning in January three clients and three staff members from Adamson Road, our housing project in Camden for people needing mental health support, set off for a day trip to Paris. Cindy Salsgaard was one of the group. Here she talks about the adventure and its value. Read more

Feb 19th | Cindy Salsgaard | Guest blogs
A poster from the open day

“I don’t really see it as a hostel. I see it as a house, family”

For Woolly Hat Day on 31 January, our Milton Keynes young people’s projects opened their doors and welcomed guests from their local community. Kelly Norman, who works there, explains more. Read more

Feb 13th | Dipika Kulkarni | Hostels, shelters & projects, Real life stories
Banner saying 'Breakthrough' from the breakthrough client conference 2013 which Outide In helped organise

“With luck and a fair wind, I have many years left to me”

Gordon is a member of St Mungo’s client representative group, Outside In. He’s offered to write a regular blog for us over the months ahead, as he faces some big changes in his own life, and also to highlight issues facing other people who’ve experienced homelessness. Here’s his first one. Read more

Feb 7th | Gordon Chaston | Guest blogs

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