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Funding stable housing for the homeless - Paul's story 
"God, if I didn't have this place, I dread to think where I would be, maybe back on the street. Maybe back drinking, I wouldn't know what I would be. Lost."
Second Shot Coffee 
When Julius Ibrahim became increasingly interested in tackling homelessness, backed by social investment, he opened Second Shot Coffee, a social enterprise café in East London.
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.
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..
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

Events (3 found)

The Wealth Within - London
@Homeless Link Minories House 2-5 Minories London EC3N 1BJ
This free course from Expert Link will help you to recognise and understand the incredible skills that you have, give you the tools you need to recognise and ask for what you want, and help you make a positive change to yourself and your world You will learn: How to get rid of the labels that are given to us and understand our stories, skills and talents. The importance of giving and receiving feedback as a way of being kind to ourselves and others What our values are and how these help us to connect with people How to develop what we want, from a flat request to a big picture change! The Wealth Within has been developed by people with lived experience of multiple disadvantages, for people with lived experience of multiple disadvantages.
The role of community and faith based organisations in reducing rough sleeping locally - Nottingham
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.
Ending Migrant Homelessness Conference - York
@Principal Hotel Station Road, York YO24 1AA
NACCOM, CRISIS and the Homes for Cathy group of Housing Associations are hosting a conference looking at Ending Migrant Homelessness. This one-day event will bring together Housing Associations, charities and other accommodation providers to share ideas and find solutions for expanding accommodation provision, specifically for people experiencing homelessness and destitution as a result of their immigration status.

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