Tag: homeless

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With rough sleeping still rising, we need political leadership like this

Yesterday, amidst the political uncertainty following last week’s referendum result, it was good to be able to welcome a very positive initiative taken in Parliament to help the growing number of homeless people across the country. Our Executive Director of Strategy and Policy, Dominic Williamson, explains more about the Homelessness Reduction Bill. Read more

Jun 30th | Dominic Williamson | Campaigns, Guest blogs
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Our Volunteers – Volunteering Week 2016

It’s Volunteers Week (1-12 June) and we’ve been celebrating the great work that our volunteers do and the huge difference they make to our services and our clients. They’ve shared their stories and the varied experiences that volunteering can bring. Below are just a few of our wonderful volunteers as they explain what makes volunteering at St Mungo’s so rewarding.  If […] Read more

Jun 8th | Iver Morgan | Guest blogs, Real life stories, Volunteering
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Homelessness and Sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep can really help improve our mental health and wellbeing. In a recent survey we found that most Brits would rate having a comfy bed and feeling safe as the secret behind being rested and ready for the next day. But what happens if you’re homeless? How do you find somewhere safe to […] Read more

May 19th | David | Guest blogs, Real life stories
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Why Dying Matters

This week, 9-16 May, is Dying Matters Week, encouraging the importance of talking about dying, death and bereavement. But what are the experiences of homeless people who may not be able to access the same services that ensure good end of life care? Our Palliative Care Coordinator, Niamh Brophy, explains more. Read more

May 10th | Niamh | Guest blogs, Real life stories
Patrick Blog

Stop the Scandal: Patrick’s story

Please join me and support St Mungo’s Stop the Scandal campaign asking David Cameron to make sure people with mental health problems are not stuck sleeping rough. When I became homeless I was in a very dark place due to a traumatic experience in my past which affected my mental health. I started using substances […] Read more

Feb 24th | Patrick | Campaigns, Guest blogs, Real life stories
Howard Sinclair

Our wish list to government for 2016

Our Chief Executive Howard Sinclair explains where we hope the government will take more action in 2016, with a wish list that includes reducing rough sleeping and support for those with complex needs. Our work to end homelessness and rebuild lives involves ensuring government policy and legislation is informed by what’s best for people who […] Read more

Dec 30th | Howard Sinclair | Campaigns, Guest blogs
Ride London

100 Miles….how far is that?

Matt is one of our fantastic and dedicated supporters taking part in Ride London on Sunday. He shares how his preparation for the challenge has gone. Read more

Jul 31st | Team | Events, Real life stories, Support

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