Monthly Archives: March 2014

Charles Fraser CBE

Over and out

Charles Fraser CBE steps down as Chief Executive of St Mungo’s today after almost 20 years in the role. Here’s some of his final message to all staff. Read more

Mar 31st | Charles Fraser | Guest blogs, Key people
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Skills, faith and a new beginning

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. This is Gordon’s third blog. Read more

Mar 28th | Gordon Chaston | Guest blogs, Real life stories
Homeless Diamonds Magazines

World Poetry Day

For World Poetry Day, and as part of our Reading Matters campaign, we’re showcasing some creative writing from our clients. In hostels and at our Recovery College people take part in creative writing workshops or simply like to write by themselves. St Mungo’s clients have many talents and some are writers, performers, poets and artists. One of […] Read more

Mar 21st | Hannah Eiseman | Guest blogs
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Sharing ideas to help homeless women

Representatives from three non profit non governmental organisations based in Prague, Czech Republic, travelled to London in December to visit St Mungo’s and share ideas and good practice around supporting homeless women. Alexandra Dolezelova from one organisation, Jako doma, explains. Read more

Mar 17th | Hannah Eiseman | Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects, Support
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Rebuilding Shattered Lives report

This week we launched our Rebuilding Shattered Lives report: getting the right help at the right time to women who are homeless. As International Women’s Day approaches, our Women’s Strategy Manager, Esther Sample, explains more. Read more

Mar 7th | Esther Sample | Events, News, Real life stories
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A fair wind and a good book

Gordon is a member of St Mungo’s client representative group, Outside In. He’s writing some blogs for us over the months ahead, as he faces some big changes in his own life, moving from St Mungo’s accommodation into his own place. He’s also highlighting issues facing other people who’ve experienced homelessness. Here’s his second blog. Read more

Mar 6th | Gordon Chaston | Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects, Real life stories
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What I’ve learned so far – National Apprenticeship Week

This week (3-7 March) is National Apprenticeship Week. Our award-winning apprenticeship scheme is open to people who have experienced homelessness. Kate Thomson, our Apprenticeship Coordinator asked a few of our current apprentices what they have learned so far from the scheme. Read more

Mar 5th | Dipika Kulkarni | Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects, Real life stories

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