Cost of living crisis will become a homelessness crisis without immediate intervention

Leading homelessness charity St Mungo’s has warned that without urgent intervention the cost of living crisis will become a homelessness crisis. The Government’s latest Snapshot Rough Sleeping figures released today (28 February 2023) shows that on a single night in autumn 2022 there were 3,069 people seen sleeping rough in England. That is an increase of more […]

St Mungo’s recognised as Stonewall Top 100 Employer

Leading homelessness charity St Mungo’s has once again been named as one of the most inclusive employers in the UK. The organisation has been ranked at number 24 in recognition of its commitment to inclusion of lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer people in the workplace. Stonewall has also awarded St Mungo’s a prestigious Gold Award, which celebrates […]

St Mungo’s issues cold weather warning during freezing temperatures

Leading homelessness charity St Mungo’s is warning of the extreme dangers cold weather presents to people sleeping rough as freezing temperatures continue to sweep the country. The Met office have issued a cold weather warning alert, which has prompted many councils to activate their emergency response. This is designed to help people who are street homeless […]

How Leigh Creates an Inclusive Workplace for their LGBTQIA+ Colleagues

Leigh is a Service Manager in Hither Green. As part of LGBTQIA+ History Month, we asked them about what being part of the LGBTQIA+ community whilst working with people who experience homelessness means to them. I went to school during Section 28 , so my formative years growing up were in an era when there […]

National Apprenticeship Week

Nine years ago Dan found himself experiencing homelessness after his Landlord sold the property he was living in. He struggled to find a new tenancy that would accept him, and his beloved dog, Moby. After sleeping rough in Brighton, he and Moby were supported into safe accommodation by St Mungo’s. Today, he works as an […]