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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

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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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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Let’s paint the world orange…

‘Homelessness and domestic violence often walk hand in hand’. Tee Falcone, a member of St Mungo’s Client Advisory Board (CAB) and Ambassador for Women’s Trust, one of our partner organisations, is passionate about combating homelessness and domestic violence. She tells us about the ‘Paint the World Orange’ campaign. This aims to bring hope and a […] Read more

Nov 25th | Tee Falcone | Guest blogs, Uncategorized, Volunteering
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On the other side…

The St Mungo’s Peer Advice Link (PAL) helps people make a transition from supported housing to independent living. PAL is staffed entirely by volunteers with experiences of move on services themselves. After years spent in and out of prison, Seth, a PAL volunteer, has regained a sense of purpose in life through volunteering for the […] Read more

Nov 14th | Martin Kitara | Hostels, shelters & projects, Real life stories, Uncategorized, Volunteering
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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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