How St Mungo’s supports women

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an annual United Nations campaign that runs from 25 November to 10 December, and this year’s theme is UNITE! Activism to end violence against women and girls. In this blog, we look at the services provided by St Mungo’s to support women experiencing homelessness and hear from Michelle […]

St Mungo’s responds to homeless death statistics

Leading homelessness charity St Mungo’s has responded to new data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), showing that an estimated 741 people experiencing homelessness died in 2021. This represents an 8% rise on the previous year when an estimated 688 people lost their lives and takes the number up to almost pre-pandemic levels. […]

St Mungo’s responds to Autumn Statement

Leading homelessness charity St Mungo’s has responded to the Government’s autumn statement announced today (17 November 2022). Among the measures announced by the Chancellor Jeremy Hunt, the Government pledged: a 10.1% rise in benefits in line with September’s inflation figure from April to raise the benefit cap in line with inflation next year to extend […]

Celebrating our partnership with Fieldfisher

Since 2019, law firm Fieldfisher has supported St Mungo’s to tackle challenges facing people experiencing homelessness. In this blog, we take a look back at some key moments in the partnership and celebrate all we have achieved by working together to end homelessness. From the beginning of our three year partnership, Fieldfisher employees were keen […]

StreetLink: everything you need to know

As one of the largest providers of outreach services in England, we go out morning, noon and night to meet people who are sleeping rough. We work with our clients to gain their trust and offer them routes out of homelessness. For many, meeting a member of our outreach team is the first step on […]

Homelessness and men’s mental health

Homelessness and mental health are issues that intersect. Last year, 69% of clients who were assessed needed support for their mental health. Having a friend or family member to speak to helps, but for men, stigmas around mental health can make it more challenging to open up. That’s why our Bristol Floating Mental Health Support […]

What do our clients think of us?

Our recent Client Feedback Survey shows that 93% of people we work with are satisfied with the support they receive. Providing clients with regular opportunities to feedback is key to developing efficient and effective services that meet their needs. The 592 responses we received will help us to form a clearer picture of what we […]

Introducing our winter appeal

Sleeping rough in winter can kill. But one night of safety can change someone’s life and take them off the streets for good. That’s why we’ve launched our new campaign, Last Night on the Streets. It aims to highlight the dangers of rough sleeping, and the hard work that our outreach teams do to get […]