Tag: Recovery

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Save Hostels Rebuild Lives

This week, St Mungo’s launched our Save Hostels Rebuild Lives campaign, calling on the government to properly consider the damaging effect changes to funding for supported housing could have on homeless people. Take five minutes to find out why, and what you can do to help. Read more

Mar 29th | Francesca Woodward | Campaigns, Hostels, shelters & projects, News
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Christmas trees and family trees

The festive season is well and truly upon us. It’s a season of spreading good cheer, spending time with family, and sharing, caring and giving. In this blog, David, a member of our Client Advisory Board, shares his plans to reconnect with his family tree in Ireland over this holiday period. Read more

Dec 23rd | David | Client blogs
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Breaking the cycle

The St Mungo’s Apprenticeship Scheme was launched In 2008, to give people who had been homeless the skills and experience they need to find a job within the homelessness sector or further afield. Since then, the scheme has gone from strength to strength – employing over 120 people.  Graeme, an apprentice with the Family, Friends […] Read more

Dec 14th | Martin Kitara | Recovery from homelessness
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Walking for Recovery Pride in Haringey

This week St Mungo’s Haringey Recovery Service (HRS) held a two mile ‘Recovery Pride Walk’ in celebration of the journeys of the service’s users. The theme of the walk was “Recovery is a Journey Not a Destination.” For clients who took part, each step they took on the walk marked their journey to recovery from […] Read more

Sep 23rd | Martin Kitara | Events, Hostels, shelters & projects, Real life stories, Support, Uncategorized
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Café Art 2017 MyLondon calendar

The Café Art 2017 MyLondon calendar is a social enterprise initiative for London art groups and individuals affected by homelessness. It publishes a calendar every year as part of a contest supported by the Royal Photographic Society (RPS) and Homeless Link. This year, the calendar features four winning photographs from four St Mungo’s clients. Read more

Aug 26th | Martin Kitara | Real life stories, Support, Uncategorized
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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
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Business Coaching for our Clients

It’s Volunteers Week and we are celebrating the huge difference that volunteers make to our clients. One such volunteer is Adrian Saull, a professional Business Start-up Coach who volunteers with St Mungo’s each week to share his skills and experience with clients who wish to develop their business ideas. Here he explains how he helps clients on […] Read more

Jun 2nd | Adrian Saull | Guest blogs, Real life stories, Volunteering
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Many happy returns for Clapham’s Wellbeing Day

One of our clients, Kim, tells us about her time at the Wellbeing Day’s second birthday party. Wellbeing Day happens weekly in Clapham and provides a space for our clients to develop new skills, express themselves, and recover through creativity. Your Wellbeing Centre is quite difficult to find at first. Clue: It’s not the invisible one […] Read more

Feb 4th | Chloe Green | Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects, Real life stories, Support
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Tackling homelessness across continents

This week Kate Thomson, our Apprenticeship Coordinator and Iver Morgan, our Head of Volunteering, are travelling to Canada on a funded study trip to gain an insight into how organisations there are seeking to end homelessness. Iver explains more. At 6am this Saturday morning I’ll be walking the streets of Toronto.  Why you may well […] Read more

Oct 14th | Iver Morgan | Guest blogs

Think again about welfare and recovery

St Mungo’s Broadway is at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester this week. Public Affairs Coordinator Catherine Glew explains what messages we’ll be sharing with the government on behalf of our clients, on employment, welfare and addiction.  Today [Tuesday 6 October 2015] at the Conservative Party conference, Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith and Health […] Read more

Oct 6th | Catherine Glew | Guest blogs

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