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An opportunity to unleash my potential

We recently published our first client edition of Frontline, a quarterly magazine which goes out to 27,500 St Mungo’s supporters. Our client and volunteer, Jordan who co-edited the magazine tells us about his involvement in the project. Read more

May 19th | Jordan Fraser | Client blogs, Uncategorized
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People who are homeless and facing the end of their life

As Dying Matters Week comes to a close, Niamh Brophy, St Mungo’s Palliative Care service – the only one of its kind in the homelessness sector in the UK  – explains more about how the service helps people the end of their lives. Read more

May 12th | Niamh | Support, Uncategorized
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Transatlantic practice exchange….the countdown has begun!

St Mungo’s Housing First worker Louisa has been selected to travel to Los Angeles as part of the Transatlantic Practice Exchange. She tells us about how she’ll be using the experience to bring back fresh ideas and approaches to help in her work ending homelessness. Read more

May 5th | Louisa Steele | Guest blogs, Uncategorized
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Laying the foundations

 “I’m being upskilled to work for a contractor. They’re impressed with my work and the qualifications St Mungo’s client, Tommy, shares with Communications Officer, Martin,  the story of how learning new skills has helped transform his life. Read more

Apr 21st | Martin Kitara | Client blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects, Recovery from homelessness, Uncategorized, Volunteering
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StreetLink helps people sleeping rough off the streets

In 2015-16, the StreetLink referral line received in excess of 60,000 calls and web reports from people concerned about people sleeping rough. This resulted in 20,374 referrals of people sleeping rough to outreach teams across England. Matt Taylor, StreetLink’s Team Leader, explains how the service works. Read more

Mar 23rd | Matt Taylor | Guest blogs, Recovery from homelessness, Uncategorized
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How I got my groove back

“I got this job after a year and a half of applying for work and not getting anything, I was lacking in confidence” – Yolanda, an ex-client on the St Mungo’s RollOnMonday employment project, shares the story of her return to the ‘corporate world’ after long term unemployment. Read more

Mar 14th | Yolanda Valton | Guest blogs, Real life stories, Support, Uncategorized
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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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Helping people sleeping rough from Europe and beyond

Petra Salva is St Mungo’s Director of Rough Sleeper, Migrants and Criminal Justice Services. She has been working directly with people sleeping rough in London for over 20 years and heads up St Mungo’s rough sleeper and outreach teams across London boroughs and the South East. Petra also represents St Mungo’s on a pan European […] Read more

Mar 9th | Petra Salva | Key people, Support, Uncategorized
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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
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Keeping up the momentum in 2017

As we leave 2016 behind – a year full of ups and downs – we look back at what our clients and St Mungo’s achieved this year. Read more

Dec 29th | Martin Kitara | Uncategorized

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