Tag: London Homeless

David at House of Commons Oct 15

A new approach to recovery

David is a member of our client involvement group Outside In and has been using our psychotherapy service since May 2014. He discusses how the ‘Recovery approach’ has helped him turnaround and regain control of his life. Read more

Jul 29th | David | Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects

Party Conference agendas should include homelessness

This party conference season we are asking politicians to make good on their commitments to end homelessness Our Policy, Public Affairs and Research Manager, Beatrice Orchard, explains what’s on the agenda for St Mungo’s Broadway at the Labour and Conservative Party conferences. This week Jeremy Corbyn, the new leader of the Labour Party, said he […] Read more

Oct 1st | Bea Orchard | Campaigns

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
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
Homeless health matters

Why are we taking a stand on World Health Day?

This World Health Day, Rachel from our Campaigns Team shares her reflections on our Homeless Health Matters campaign. Six months on from its launch, a lot has happened – but there’s still much more to be done! If you’ve not yet supported our campaign, please click here. Read more

Apr 7th | Rachel Fox | Campaigns, Key posts
Sleeping rough

Rough sleeping – not just a winter’s tale

As temperatures drop and Christmas approaches, many people’s thoughts turn to what it might be like to be homeless at this time of year. In his latest blog, Chief Executive Howard Sinclair reflects on the reality of sleeping rough not just at winter, but all year round. Read more.  Read more

Nov 27th | Howard Sinclair | Hostels, shelters & projects, Key people
Volunteers speaking

Giving your time to support homeless people

Around 500 volunteers gave over 82,700 hours of their time to help us provide our services last year. Iver Morgan, Head of our Volunteer Services, explains some of our current volunteer opportunities where we’re looking for people’s support. Read more

Oct 24th | Iver Morgan | Guest blogs, Volunteering
Shakka in Home_NT Shed_credit Ellie Kurttz

Home at the National Theatre – a review

Home, a play created by Nadia Fall, now showing at the National Theatre, looks at life in a fictional East London hostel for homeless young people. Our Trust Fundraising Officer, Lily, went along to see the play. Read more

Aug 30th | Lily Brandhorst | Guest blogs
Rough sleeping rising march 2013

Homelessness continues to rise

The last few weeks have brought the shock of continued freezing weather – but also some cold, hard facts about the increase in homelessness.  Tanya English, St Mungo’s Executive Director of Communications, writes about what we know about homelessness as we head into a new financial year and uncertain times ahead. Read more

Mar 27th | Tanya English | Uncategorized

Why is healthcare for homeless people still such a challenge?

Charles Fraser, St Mungo’s Chief Executive, is attending a public health event in London today. Here he writes about the link between ill health and homelessness and his view of the way forward. Read more

Mar 22nd | Charles Fraser | Events, Guest blogs

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