We must not let the health needs of women experiencing homelessness be forgotten

We recently submitted our joint recommendations to the Government’s public consultation on England’s first Women’s Health Strategy alongside Crisis, Groundswell and Homeless Link. In this blog Emma Cookson, our Senior Policy and Public Affairs Officer, explains why health for women experiencing homelessness is such an important issue. The average age of death for women sleeping […]

Volunteering in emergency accommodation during the Covid-19 pandemic

Stuart describes his rewarding experience of volunteering with people housed in emergency hotel accommodation during the pandemic. Having previously spent close to 15 years working overseas with British health NGOs and the United Nations in critical emergency situations, I never could have envisaged the situation that would unfold in the UK just over one year […]

Volunteering to inspire people creatively

In this blog, our award-winning volunteer, Emma discusses her role as a Creative Writing Facilitator for the St Mungo’s Recovery College and why she recommends volunteering to everyone. A bit about me… I am a creative writing facilitator for St Mungo’s Recovery College, which I’ve been doing for two and a half years. Before lockdown […]