Tag: St Mungos

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When I left Oldham…

“I had family problems with my mum and brothers and I got kicked out when I was 18. I made my way to London.” David, 28, tells Communications Offficer, Martin, how different his life is 10 years after leaving home. Read more

Apr 7th | Martin Kitara | Campaigns, Recovery from homelessness
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“It’s been the best year of my life”

At the 2017 Skills for Care Accolades St Mungo’s has won Best Employer Support for Apprenticeships. As National Apprenticeships Week draws to a close, Kevin reflects on how his year as an apprentice has changed his life. Read more

Mar 10th | Kevin Farrell | Client blogs, Recovery from homelessness, Uncategorized
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I am Ascania!

“A friend of mine helped me to come. He paid for my ticket. He’s gay as well and he had been persecuted.” – St Mungo’s client Ascania, shares with Communications Officer, Martin, her story of escape from persecution in Jamaica to being homeless in London. Read more

Feb 23rd | Martin Kitara | Campaigns, Client blogs, Real life stories, Recovery from homelessness
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Walk up Snowdon

Clients and staff from across our projects are coming together in June to walk up Mount Snowdon in Wales in memory of those who have died as a result of sleeping rough. They hope to raise awareness and funds for vital services which ultimately change our clients’ lives. St Mungo’s volunteer, David, explains why he’s […] Read more

Feb 14th | David | Client blogs, Recovery from homelessness
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The Homelessness Reduction Bill – heading in the right direction

Last week the Homelessness Reduction Bill passed its third reading in the House of Commons. It will now head to the House of Lords, where it will be subject to further scrutiny before it can receive royal assent and become law. St Mungo’s Campaigns Officer, Francesca Woodward, gives us some insight into the progress of the Bill. Read more

Jan 31st | Francesca Woodward | Campaigns, News
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Highlights from Woolly Hat Day!

Today is our seventh Woolly Hat Day. Thank you so much to you, our generous and wonderful supporters, who are putting their hats on and their heads together to help us end homelessness and support people to rebuild their lives. And it’s not just people getting involved! In Bristol, special woolly thanks to Shaun the […] Read more

Jan 27th | Judith Higgin | Campaigns, Uncategorized

St Mungo’s 2016 in review

With 2016 coming to a close, many of us are heading off to enjoy the festive season. In a blog based on an article written for 24 Housing, Howard Sinclair, St Mungo’s Chief Executive, looks back at 2016 and shares his hopes for 2017. Read more

Dec 21st | Howard Sinclair | Key people, Key posts, Uncategorized
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Ten ways to better homeless health

Executive Director of Strategy and Policy Dominic Williamson spoke recently at the Westminster Social Policy Forum about homelessness, health and inequality. Here he gives us ten examples of work to improve homeless health. Read more

Dec 8th | Dominic Williamson | Campaigns
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Outside In inside Westminster!

St Mungo’s has released new research this week- Stop the Scandal: the case for action on mental health and rough sleeping – thanks to the valuable experience and input from our clients. To launch the report, our clients went to Parliament and wrote to the Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt MP, to request […] Read more

Dec 2nd | Catherine Glew | Campaigns, Uncategorized
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Telling the city Barbara’s life story

St Mungo’s New Street centre in Bristol has been transformed and yesterday was re-opened by HRH The Duke of Kent. His Royal Highness met staff and clients to hear how St Mungo’s has not only transformed the centre but their lives too. Barbara (pictured left in photo), former client and current support worker in our […] Read more

Nov 8th | Jo Lenny | Hostels, shelters & projects, News, Uncategorized

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