Monthly Archives: February 2015


Why is LGBT history month important to our clients and staff?

LGBT History Month was established to raise awareness about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history and combat prejudice against such groups. Our client Jayne, co-facilitator of our client LGBT group, and Addison Barnett, vice chair of our LGBT*Q+ staff network, share their stories. Read more

Feb 27th | Addison Barnett | Guest blogs, Real life stories
Clients and staff presenting our manifesto

“We’re asking for real change for homeless people”

This week we launched our manifesto in Parliament, outlining what we and our clients want the next Government to prioritise. Howard Sinclair, our Chief Executive, explains what we are asking and why it is so important. Read more

Feb 26th | Howard Sinclair | Key people, Key posts, News

What do our clients want from the next Government?

David is a member of our client representative group Outside In, who help us improve our service delivery through using their voice, talents, skills and strengths. He explains how our clients think the next Government can help people who are homeless or who have experienced homelessness to rebuild their lives. Read more

Feb 23rd | David | Guest blogs, Key people, Real life stories
Students learning

“My life has changed as a result of this opportunity”

Through RollOnFriday, we have partnered with some of London’s top legal firms to help long-term unemployed people, those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, back into work. Here is our client Chloe’s story. Read more

Feb 17th | Team | Guest blogs, Real life stories
Rupert and Arthur

“We enjoyed sharing our experience and knowledge”

Our west London hostel holds a weekly history club, giving clients and volunteers an opportunity to learn about and debate a range of influential events from the past. Chloe Knight, Assistant Project Manager at Edith Road, explains.  Read more

Feb 10th | Team | Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects
Clients on Woolly Hat Day

Woolly Hat Day – we did it!

Woolly Hat Day 2015 had a record breaking number of participants. Emma Latham, our Assistant Head of Major Gifts, explains what made it so successful and how our supporters got into the spirit across the country. Read more

Feb 6th | Emma Latham | Key posts, Support

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