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Mentoring rocks!

It’s National Mentoring day –  a day launched to raise awareness of the invaluable and rewarding contribution that mentoring makes which has a huge impact on not only our economy but also our society. To mark the day, Ella and her mentor Jill share their experiences on the St Mungo’s Mentoring Scheme – an effective […] Read more

Oct 27th | Martin Kitara | Mentoring, Real life stories
Personalisation

Embedding personalisation in your organisation

La Toyah McAllister-Jones, our Personalisation Development Project Manager, explains what personalisation is and how we have implemented this in our work over the past year.  Read more

Jan 15th | La Toyah McAllister-Jones | Key people, Key posts
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“A smooth sea never made a skilful sailor”

Yasi has been living in our North London young people’s project for the last 12 months and is getting ready to move on. Here, she looks back at her experience of shared living and how life has changed for the better in 2014.  When I first found out I’d be moving into a shared house, […] Read more

Dec 30th | Yasi | Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects, Real life stories
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Russell’s Christmas message

From abseilers to beard growers, in the UK and abroad, Russell Benson, our Community and Events Coordinator, reflects on our dedicated supporters who have fundraised for us in 2014. Read more

Dec 18th | Russell Benson | Uncategorized
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What if the House of Commons was a homeless hostel?

Using data from our Client Needs Survey, we imagined what the House of Commons would look like as a hostel for homeless people with a complex range of needs and backgrounds. Howard Sinclair, Chief Executive, explains more and how we go about addressing these issues. Some of you with longer memories and knowledge of the learning […] Read more

Oct 2nd | Howard Sinclair | Key people
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Homelessness comes in many guises

We work with people of all ages. Chief Executive Howard Sinclair writes about some older and younger residents he’s met recently.   Read more

Aug 13th | Howard Sinclair | Hostels, shelters & projects, Key people, Real life stories
Members of The Sound of Yellow cast and crew at the Young Vic

Treading the boards at the Young Vic

Back in April, at our Wellbeing Day, we began working with the Young Vic to create a play. At weekly workshops, clients helped to write and rehearsed The Sound of Yellow. Last week, they performed the play to packed audiences at the Young Vic. Jeanette Rourke, who along with many dedicated volunteers runs the Wellbeing […] Read more

Aug 1st | Jeanette Rourke | Guest blogs
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The end of local welfare provision?

Local welfare provision schemes, run by local councils and funded by central Government, are frequently used by our residents to buy some essentials as they move on in their lives. Dan Dumoulin, senior policy officer, explains more. Read more

Jul 11th | Dan Dumoulin | Support
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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
Open House art exhibition with David Devoy, Jeremy Corbyn MP and Howard Sinclair

So, what do you do then?

Howard Sinclair, our CEO, started his career as a nursing assistant and has over 30 years experience in the statutory and voluntary sectors. After 16 years of being a CEO he finds he still gets asked what it is he does. In his latest blog, he explains. Read more

Apr 17th | Howard Sinclair | Key people

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