Father and daughter


Not just people, their homes but dreams, futures snuffed out unlike the flames that wrapped its unmerciful wings around the tower without pity or care resurrected by learned men’s folly!… Read more »

Hope in difficult times

I'm Mark Bolton, and I recently became a trustee on Church Housing Trust’s board. As more and more people become homeless, it can seem impossible to help everyone. Your donations... Read more »

Join us for the CEO Sleepout

If you think you can brave a night out in the cold to raise money, we want to hear from you. We are looking for participants for both the Manchester… Read more »

Fishing focuses former addicts

People with a background of addiction need support to find more positive projects to spend their time on. Many of the people we support have never experienced camping or outdoor… Read more »

Homeless people practise Tai Chi

Tai Chi helps to improve mental health

A large portion of people who go through homelessness also experience mental health issues. The stigma around mental health problems can have a devastating impact on people’s lives, losing them friends,… Read more »

Homelessness levels are unbelievable

At Church Housing Trust, we think it is unbelievable that rough sleeping levels in England have increased by 132% since 2010. Rough sleeping is a highly traumatic experience that is… Read more »

Volunteers transform hostel garden

Volunteers from Network Rail helped to renovate a hostel’s garden just in time for the summer. Alongside staff and residents, two volunteers from Network Rail brought tools, plants, and a can-do… Read more »

The winners of the Terry Street Easter egg hunt

Hostel residents celebrate Easter

We hope that everyone has enjoyed the recent Easter and May Bank Holidays. Thanks to our donors, residents of homelessness schemes across the country certainly did. Seasonal events are often… Read more »

Easter cross

Happy Easter from Church Housing Trust

As Lent draws to a close, what can be learnt from our journeys and the journeys of those around us? Frequently this Lent I found myself complaining that: “This is… Read more »

Grant helps Peter to move on

Peter* was traumatised after the death of his young child, which resulted in the breakdown of his family. He became homeless, and as a coping mechanism turned to drugs and alcohol,… Read more »