Tag: Skills and employment

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
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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
Volunteering day

“I was completely struck by his passion”

Our supporters help us in lots of different ways and, wherever we can, we like to help them in return. Some of our corporate supporters, for example, use their work with us as part of their staff development.  Ian Anand, Head of Product Development at Santander Asset Management, recently visited our Bricks and Mortar project […] Read more

Aug 11th | Hayley Conboy | Hostels, shelters & projects, Support, Volunteering

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
Job centre plus

Sanctions – and support into work

Today the Work and Pensions Select Committee publishes its report on benefit sanctions. Dan Dumoulin, our Senior Policy and Research Officer, explains why we believe an independent review of sanctions should be accompanied by more effective employment support for our clients. Read more

Mar 24th | Dan Dumoulin | Key posts, News
Clients and staff presenting our manifesto

“We’re asking for real change for homeless people”

This week we launched our manifesto in Parliament, outlining what we and our clients want the next Government to prioritise. Howard Sinclair, our Chief Executive, explains what we are asking and why it is so important. Read more

Feb 26th | Howard Sinclair | Key people, Key posts, News
Students learning

“My life has changed as a result of this opportunity”

Through RollOnFriday, we have partnered with some of London’s top legal firms to help long-term unemployed people, those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, back into work. Here is our client Chloe’s story. Read more

Feb 17th | Team | Guest blogs, Real life stories
Roger, Job Coach

“Getting online is an opportunity for everyone”

This week is the eighth National Get Online Week, inspiring people to do more with their digital skills. There are currently 9 million adults in the UK who have never used the internet.  Amy Dwyer, our Marketing and Communications Officer, spoke with clients at our Skills and Employment Drop In Centre about what getting online […] Read more

Oct 15th | Team | Guest blogs, Real life stories, Volunteering
reading matters

School’s out for summer!

The summer term is coming to an end – for schools, universities and for our own Recovery Colleges in London and Bristol. As part of our Reading Matters campaign, we talked about learning experiences with some of our clients, staff, and with input from some high school students in Hammersmith, west London. Campaigns Manager Jennean […] Read more

Jul 18th | Jennean Alkadiri | Guest blogs, Real life stories
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How football is giving homeless people a second chance

England may be out of the World Cup but Dan Bell, Media Officer, went to meet some people who are finding ‘the beautiful game’ is helping them achieve their own goals. Read more

Jul 1st | Dan Bell | Events, Real life stories

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