Category: Key posts

St Mungo’s 2016 in review

With 2016 coming to a close, many of us are heading off to enjoy the festive season. In a blog based on an article written for 24 Housing, Howard Sinclair, St Mungo’s Chief Executive, looks back at 2016 and shares his hopes for 2017. Read more

Dec 21st | Howard Sinclair | Key people, Key posts, Uncategorized
Mass Lobby

Our clients’ stories inspire change

Last week the Homelessness Reduction Bill passed its second reading in the House of Commons. This wouldn’t have been possible without the support of our campaigners and clients. Manjur, our Policy and Research volunteer reflects on the mass lobby of MPs which clients attended in the run up to the second reading, and how their […] Read more

Nov 4th | Manjur Jalil | Campaigns, Key posts, Uncategorized, Volunteering
Mungos_Street sleeping St Paul's

56 days to prevent homelessness

In 56 days time MPs will have the chance to help make some major improvements to the homelessness legislation. On 28 October we need MPs to turn up in Parliament to help turn the Homelessness Reduction Bill into law. Why is 56 days important? The Homelessness Reduction Bill would give councils 56 days to help […] Read more

Sep 2nd | Bea Orchard | Campaigns, Key posts
St Mungo's Broadway rough sleeper outreach 2 LR

Help change the law on homelessness

The Communities and Local Government Select Committee has released its report calling for a new government strategy to address homelessness in England. The report comes out strongly in favour of the new Homelessness Reduction Bill – great news for our Stop the Scandal campaign. Francesca from our Campaigns team explains the importance of the Bill and […] Read more

Aug 19th | Team | Campaigns, Key posts

A Budget to help end homelessness?

The headlines in the Chancellor’s Budget today were about a growing economy, more jobs, rising living standards and plans to achieve economic prosperity and full employment. Read more

Jul 8th | Bea Orchard | Key posts, News

Healthy gardens, healthy projects, healthy people

As people up and down the country are tending to their gardens, Martin Calderwood, Coordinator for our Putting Down Roots initiative, tells us how gardening can create a sense of health and wellness in people’s lives. Read more

Jun 22nd | Martin Calderwood | Hostels, shelters & projects, Key posts

Men’s Health – A Recovery Approach

Shaaban is a Substance Use Worker at our west London hostel. To mark Men’s Health Week, he shares his own story and how it has influenced his approach to recovery. Read more

Jun 19th | Shaaban Juma | Hostels, shelters & projects, Key people, Key posts
Spanish Roma Settlement in Garjadera 1

Learning across Europe

Christine Eyers, Manager of our Trade and Train team, went to Madrid as part of the Seelight programme, funded through the EU. Read more

Jun 11th | Christine Eyers | Hostels, shelters & projects, Key people, Key posts
End of life care

End of Life Care with people who have experienced homelessness

This week is Dying Matters Awareness Week (18-24 May). Peter Kennedy, our End of Life Care Coordinator, explains more about his work with our clients. Read more

May 19th | Peter Kennedy | Key posts
BBC debate

Debates, homes and voting

As Election Day approaches, one of our No Second Night Out volunteers Faye Ferguson tells us her thoughts after going to a BBC London debate. The views expressed are her own. Read more

May 6th | Faye | Guest blogs, Key posts, News

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