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Homelessness and Community 
The issue is not one of house-lessness, rather homelessness. Putting a roof over someone’s head does not provide them with the sense of acceptance and belonging that is needed to find a home. Homelessness and community have to be understood together.
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Giving a homeless person a chance
In the summer of 2017, some roofing contractors in north London spotted a homeless man sleeping on a bench close to their latest job. The man asked if they might need some help with their roofing job one morning..
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Modular housing
Products that could be used in small sites locally for rapid housing development. Quality housing, manufactured offsite to minimise on site disruption, whilst keeping the price well below the market average.
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Creating a full circle solution to homelessness 
The Social Bite Village will create an innovative, low cost, safe living environment for up to 20 people for around 12 -18 months. During this time the residents will receive extensive support.
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Shelter design can help people recover from homelessness  
The interior design of homeless shelters or transitional accommodation can either support or hinder people’s ability to assert control over their future and their self-esteem.
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For the last, for the least, for the lost
A church began to attract people who through illness, poverty and disability were on the margins of society. The church grew and changed through this new life.
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The Church of the Table 
Every day, anybody who wishes to join for lunch can knock at our door. It is a “family table”, everyone is asked to help in some task, like in every family.
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U-Turn - a sustainable way to address the needs of the homeless 
A pathway out of homelessness which engages the community, links with specialist support services, develops life skills and gets people into employment whilst generating income from social enterprise.
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Society's excluded people ten times more likely to die early 
Research highlights the extreme rates of death and disease faced by excluded people and lays out clear evidence for interventions that can help save lives.
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How to help homeless people 
Church Housing Trust practical step by step guide for churches. Information on helping people at different stages of homelessness.
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Events (4 found)

Winter Night Shelters, Local Authorities and Benefits - London
@London Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street London SW1P 4AU
An evening exploring partnership opportunities and what benefits our guests are entitled to.
19/11/2019
18:30
The role of community and faith based organisations in reducing rough sleeping locally - Manchester
@Bridge 5 Mill 22A Beswick Street Manchester M4 7HR
Homeless Link and Housing Justice are pleased to host a series of roundtable events to enable the voice of small community and faith-based groups to be heard to help shape future iterations of the Government’s rough sleeping strategy.
26/11/2019
10:00
Homes UK - London
@ExCeL London One Western Gateway Royal Victoria Dock London E16 1XL
HOMES UK is the UK's biggest gathering of people working across the residential property life-cycle. You can get up to date and discuss new ways to tackle challenges shared by all tenures, you can source innovative solutions from over 200 providers, you can build new connections. Over 80 hours of free conference content with highlights including: • Housing an ageing population: At crisis point? • Working with residents to achieve powerful partnerships • Homelessness – how is the sector rising to the challenge? • Placemaking, regeneration and social investment.
27/11/2019
09:00
The role of community and faith based organisations in reducing rough sleeping locally - Nottingham
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Homeless Link and Housing Justice are pleased to host a series of roundtable events to enable the voice of small community and faith-based groups to be heard to help shape future iterations of the Government’s rough sleeping strategy.
30/01/2020
10:00

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