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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..
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.
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.
How to help homeless people 
Church Housing Trust practical step by step guide for churches. Information on helping people at different stages of homelessness.
Self-build housing - a win, win, win? 
With the housing shortage increasingly acute, groups and LAs around the UK are looking to community self-build as a potential solution.
5 tips to help those on the street 
Lessons from The Bowery Mission, New York, established in 1879 and seeing lives changed every week.

Events (1 found)

Winter Nightshelters and Mental Health - London
@London Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street London SW1P 4AU
Following on from the 2018 Lent Appeal on Homelessness; Capital Mass is hosting a series of networking and training events to help support all team members involved in hosting and delivering Winter Night Shelters. Are you a Parish who is hosting a Winter Night Shelter? Are you volunteering at a Winter Night Shelter and wanting to raise your awareness and skills? Then please join with parishes and volunteers as we raise our understanding and confidence to better be able to support the guests we see each night. This first gathering is on Mental Health and will be delivered by Barney Wells, Director of Enabling Assessment Service London which is a mental health team supporting homeless people across London and the agencies that work with them.

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