St Mungo’s urges Government to support homeless Londoners as homelessness figures rise by 9%

New data released today (31 July 2023) by the Combined Homelessness and Information Network (CHAIN) shows the total number of people sleeping rough in London between April and June 2023 was 3,272. This represents a 9% increase compared with the 2,998 people recorded as sleeping rough in the same period the previous year.  The latest CHAIN data revealed, of those people sleeping rough, that:  1,614 were doing so for the first time, 12% higher than the same period last year  […]

St Mungo’s wins another London Homelessness Award

St Mungo’s Roma Rough Sleeping Team has been announced as a winner of the London Homelessness Awards. The London Homelessness Awards (LHA) recognise projects across London which use creativity, imagination and initiative to improve services for people experiencing homelessness. The team will receive a share of a £60,000 prize fund, with details to be announced at a […]

Response to Unite the Union ballot rejecting 29 June 2023 offer

Emma Haddad, Chief Executive of St Mungo’s, said: “We are extremely disappointed that Unite the Union’s members have voted to reject the offer we negotiated with Unite at ACAS on 29 June 2023 and proposed jointly with Unite to its members. “We understand the pressures that the cost living crisis is placing on some of […]

Lord Bob Kerslake: “a dedicated champion of the homelessness sector”

Following the death of Lord Bob Kerslake, Chair of the Kerslake Commission on Homelessness and Rough Sleeping, our Chief Executive Emma Haddad responds:  “On behalf of everyone at St Mungo’s, we are deeply saddened to learn of the devastating passing of Lord Bob Kerslake. Bob was a dedicated champion of the homelessness sector, with a deep-rooted commitment to end rough sleeping. For […]

Emma Haddad speaks on women’s homelessness at ADASS Spring Seminar 2023

St Mungo's client Denise

? St Mungo’s CEO, Emma Haddad spoke this morning at the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) Spring Seminar on the subject of women’s homelessness. “I’m the chief executive of St. Mungo’s. It’s a homelessness organisation, many of you probably have come across us. We support around 30,000 people per year who are […]

Flagship homelessness service opened by HRH The Duke of Kent

Staff and clients of leading homelessness charity St Mungo’s welcomed a very special guest to their Grange Road service when His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent visited to officially open the recently refurbished project. His Royal Highness, who is Patron of St Mungo’s, visited last week (21 March) and was given a tour of […]

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 clients record Christmas song

People recovering from homelessness with leading charity St Mungo’s have written and recorded a Christmas song to celebrate togetherness and sharing. “The Christmas Message” came together during an online song writing group as part of the digital Recovery College during the pandemic, and has recently been recorded by four clients. It was written by St […]