Tag: Rebuilding Shattered Lives

International Women's Day banner

How are our women’s services marking International Women’s Day?

International Women’s Day is celebrated all around the world, drawing attention to the achievements of women and calling for greater equality. We spoke with Fran, a key worker at our Bristol women’s hostel, and our client Samaya about how they will mark the occasion. Read more

Mar 6th | Team | Hostels, shelters & projects, News, Real life stories
Study exchange to women's homelessness services in the USA

Exhausted, inspired and determined to do more

Esther Sample, our Women’s Strategy Implementation Manager, took part in an innovative study exchange to see how homelessness services operate in the USA. In the second of a series about the exchange, she looks at women’s homelessness services. Read more

Jun 5th | Esther Sample | Events, Guest blogs
PAL_Bristol Jodie and Sam

“I love being able to pass my hope and strength on to others”

The Bristol Peer Advice Link (PAL) service for women began almost a year ago, on 3July 2013, when Hilary Coombes arrived for her first day inhernew job – with a role description, optimism and a lot of ideas! PAL had been running successfully for three years for our London clients. Hilaryhad the challenge of making […] Read more

Jun 3rd | Hilary Coombes | Hostels, shelters & projects, Key people, Real life stories, Support, Volunteering
womens conference panel

Supporting Women’s Recovery

At the start of April we held our third annual Supporting Women’s Recovery Conference. Esther Sample, Women’s Strategy Implementation Manager, explains more about the day and what we learned.  Read more

Apr 15th | Esther Sample | Events

Sharing ideas to help homeless women

Representatives from three non profit non governmental organisations based in Prague, Czech Republic, travelled to London in December to visit St Mungo’s and share ideas and good practice around supporting homeless women. Alexandra Dolezelova from one organisation, Jako doma, explains. Read more

Mar 17th | Hannah Eiseman | Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects, Support

How do we get the right help to women, at the right time?

Our Rebuilding Shattered Lives campaign aims to get the right help at the right time to women who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness. Sarah Hutchinson, our Policy and Research Officer, looks back at what we learnt in 2013 from the campaign and looks ahead to the next phase in 2014. Read more

Jan 10th | Sarah Hutchinson | Guest blogs

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