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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
Mass Lobby

Our clients’ stories inspire change

Last week the Homelessness Reduction Bill passed its second reading in the House of Commons. This wouldn’t have been possible without the support of our campaigners and clients. Manjur, our Policy and Research volunteer reflects on the mass lobby of MPs which clients attended in the run up to the second reading, and how their […] Read more

Nov 4th | Manjur Jalil | Campaigns, Key posts, Uncategorized, Volunteering
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How many more people have to die before the government acts to end rough sleeping?

The ‘Nowhere safe to stay – the dangers of sleeping rough’ report, released yesterday, has shed light on the stark realities of sleeping rough. The accounts from our clients who took part in the research, are without doubt distressing. How many more people have to die before the government acts to end rough sleeping? Read more

Oct 20th | Dan Dumoulin | Campaigns, Events, Uncategorized
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Walking for Recovery Pride in Haringey

This week St Mungo’s Haringey Recovery Service (HRS) held a two mile ‘Recovery Pride Walk’ in celebration of the journeys of the service’s users. The theme of the walk was “Recovery is a Journey Not a Destination.” For clients who took part, each step they took on the walk marked their journey to recovery from […] Read more

Sep 23rd | Martin Kitara | Events, Hostels, shelters & projects, Real life stories, Support, Uncategorized
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Help the work live on…

The generosity of our supporters enables us to provide projects which support people recovering from homelessness to rebuild their lives, such as the St Mungo’s Recovery College.  In this blog, Jordan tells us how the College has helped him to rebuild his confidence and improve his wellbeing.  Read more

Sep 15th | Martin Kitara | Events, Hostels, shelters & projects, Real life stories, Support, Uncategorized
Exiting the underground by Jackie

Café Art 2017 MyLondon calendar

The Café Art 2017 MyLondon calendar is a social enterprise initiative for London art groups and individuals affected by homelessness. It publishes a calendar every year as part of a contest supported by the Royal Photographic Society (RPS) and Homeless Link. This year, the calendar features four winning photographs from four St Mungo’s clients. Read more

Aug 26th | Martin Kitara | Real life stories, Support, Uncategorized
St Mungo's SWEP appeal

With supported housing in limbo, vulnerable people face homelessness

Howard Sinclair, our CEO raises concern over the government’s delays on reforms to supported housing. He highlights the challenges and uncertainty faced by vulnerable people who rely on supported housing and difficult decisions providers have to face. Read more

Aug 12th | Howard Sinclair | Hostels, shelters & projects, Key people, Uncategorized
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Legacies, wills and Remember a Charity week – a solicitor’s perspective

This year’s Remember a Charity Week, at the end of September aimed to highlight that you don’t need to jump out of a plane to show your support for charity! Instead including a gift in your Will can make a huge difference to a cause you are passionate about. This week, we hear from Pauline […] Read more

Oct 15th | Team | Uncategorized
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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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