Tag: Homelessness in London

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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
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“Don’t beat yourself up, just try again”

One of our former clients wrote this to us. Our very best wishes to Clare and her children, now and for the future. Read more

Jul 22nd | Clare | Real life stories
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Adult Learners’ Week

Adult Learners’ Week is the UK’s largest annual festival of learning, inspiring thousands of people each year to discover how learning can change their lives. Read more

Jun 16th | Team | Hostels, shelters & projects, Support
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“Wonderful people it has been a privilege to know”

Jennifer Burnham is an art volunteer at our Argyle Street project in London and a tremendous driving force behind our client-led Homeless Diamonds arts magazine. Read more

Jun 2nd | Jennifer Burnham | Volunteering
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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
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Mindfulness

Gary Coyle, a client and Creative Writing Facilitator at St Mungo’s Broadway, tells us what ‘mindfulness’ means to him during Mental Health Awareness Week. Read more

May 15th | Rachel Fox | Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects
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Like living on a constant ‘red alert’

Mental Health Awareness Week (11-17 May) takes place every year and raises awareness about mental health and wellbeing issues. Our client Yasi, 18, explains her own mental health experiences and shares advice for anyone else who might be struggling. Read more

May 11th | Yasi | Guest blogs, Real life stories
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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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How are we celebrating World Book Night?

World Book Night is celebrated on 23 April every year. Amy, our Marketing and Communications Officer, explains how we plan to celebrate and how we involve our clients in reading. Read more

Apr 23rd | Team | Key posts
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How can homelessness affect stress?

April marks National Stress Awareness Month. Stress is our body’s response to certain situations and can affect both our physical and mental health. Amy, our Marketing and Communications Officer, found out what it means to our clients. Read more

Apr 21st | Team | Hostels, shelters & projects, Real life stories

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