Tag: Women

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“Wonderful people it has been a privilege to know”

Jennifer Burnham is an art volunteer at our Argyle Street project in London and a tremendous driving force behind our client-led Homeless Diamonds arts magazine. Read more

Jun 2nd | Jennifer Burnham | Volunteering

What inspires Jen to run for us?

Jennifer Cirone, our Children and Families Support Advisor, is running the Virgin London Marathon for us on 26 April. She explains how important she finds encouragement, both in her running and her work with clients. Read more

Mar 31st | Jennifer Cirone | Events, Guest blogs, Key people
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

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

“I crawled to safety”

Our Rebuilding Shattered Lives campaign aims to raise awareness, share good practice and drive lasting change around women’s homelessness. The second theme of the campaign focuses on domestic abuse and sexual violence. We want to hear from women themselves about what works and from staff across sectors who are helping women who’ve experienced abuse. One […] Read more

Sep 4th | Esther Sample | Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects, Key people, Real life stories
Lucy sharing her story with supporters at St Mungo's Summer Garden Party

Lucy looks back at Action Week

Lucy from St Mungo’s Outside In Women’s Group supported our June 2012 Action Week Rebuilding Shattered Lives campaign. Here she describes her week. Read more

Aug 20th | Team | Events, Guest blogs, Support
Tanya English speaking at our Action Week Summer Garden Party

What Action Week means to us

Our 2012 Action Week saw the launch of our new campaign, focusing around women, Rebuilding Shattered Lives. Tanya English, Executive Director of Fundraising and Communications, explains more about our plans. Read more

Jun 28th | Tanya English | Events, Hostels, shelters & projects, News, Support

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