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Most recent press releases:
25 Jan '17
St Mungo’s responds to sharp rise in rough sleeping
As new government statistics show a 16% annual increase in rough sleeping across England, homelessness charity St Mungo’s has urged the Prime Minister Theresa May to take urgent action to stop this great scandal.
19 Jan '17
St Mungo’s in top 50 of UK LGBT-friendly employers
St Mungo's has been ranked 43rd in the new 2017 list of gay-friendly employers, released today by LGBT charity Stonewall.
12 Jan '17
St Mungo’s rough sleeper teams respond to freezing weather
With freezing weather moving in across the country over the next few days, St Mungo's teams are redoubling efforts to help people rough sleeping off the streets and into emergency accommodation as temperatures become life-threatening.
09 Jan '17
Woolly Hat Day: Lets put our heads together to end homelessness
Woolly Hat Day sees thousands of people wearing beaded beanies, signed baseball caps and beautiful berets to help St Mungo's raise money for its work supporting homeless people across the country. This year the charity is aiming to raise £60,000 during Woolly Hat Day, which would make life-changing differences to vulnerable people affected by homelessness.
14 Dec '16
Labour pledge to end rough sleeping – St Mungo’s response
The Labour Party has outlined its pledge to end rough sleeping as part of a new strategy announced by John Healey.
06 Dec '16
Clearing Housing marks 25 years of helping people off the streets and into homes
I would probably be dead without Clearing House. It gave me security; it put me back in society; it helped me in so many ways. […] Without the programme, with no exaggeration at all, I’d probably be dead. My mental health was ridiculous; I was self-harming; I was an addict. It saved my life. Gary
28 Nov '16
A mental health crisis on our streets: St Mungo’s new report
Areas with high numbers of rough sleepers do not have the specialist mental health services to cope with the need, according to a new report out today by St Mungo’s.
28 Nov '16
Supporters in sleeping bags launch campaign to fund city’s night shelters
Today (Monday 28 November) sees the launch of a pioneering crowdfunding campaign to fund Bristol’s night shelters for people sleeping rough in the city.
21 Nov '16
Minister meets residents and volunteers at project for rough sleepers
Lord Bourne, who speaks on behalf of the government on homelessness in the Lords, visited The Lodge today (21 November), to meet residents of the St Mungo’s project for former rough sleepers and volunteers from the property company Telereal Trillium to mark Mitzvah Day.
07 Nov '16
St Mungo's royal patron visits Bristol centre for recovery
His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent visited St Mungo’s today to talk with clients and staff at their renovated New Street Centre in St Judes.