A message of hope this Lent

We are constantly bombarded with negative stories: news of wars, famines, disasters, and man’s inhumanity to man. Perhaps more pervasive are everyday examples of our inability to co-operate and work together... Read more »
Commander Robert Cribb Military award winner

Former Trust Chair wins award

We were pleased to hear that our recently retired Chair, Commander Bob Cribb, received an award. Bob was recognised at the Churchill Awards for the over 65s, to honour his contribution… Read more »

Clive in Bedroom

Having a bed is ‘icing on the cake’

Clive* never expected to lose his home, business, and family. He worked for 33 years of his life, including running his own business for 13 years. But both he and his… Read more »

Gemma Park View Passport

ID is a passport to a fresh start

When homeless, it is difficult to keep track of personal documents. You may have to leave where you are staying quickly, and not be able to take anything with you…. Read more »

2017 Railway Road Xmas

Christmas in hostels across the country

Your donations helped to make Christmas a lot brighter for more than 1,000 homeless people in schemes across England. A member of support staff described Christmas at a homelessness hostel... Read more »

Gardens grow confidence in homeless people

Gardening projects across the country are inspiring confidence and a sense of community in people who have been homeless. North London Young adults at a foyer for homeless young people... Read more »

Helping homeless veterans

Joe became homeless after leaving the British Army. He returned home to Northern Ireland, but because of his service, was beaten and threatened with his life by local paramilitaries. He… Read more »

The Big Give success

We would like to thank everyone who supported our Big Give Christmas Challenge for the Women’s Refuge Garden Project in Wakefield. As part of an antidote to Black Friday spending,… Read more »

Our Chair retires

Commander Robert Cribb MBE RN (Retd) has now formally retired from his role as Chair of the board of Church Housing Trust. He spent nine years on the board and… Read more »

Zurich support young homeless people

Giving Real Opportunities for Work (GROW) apprenticeships support vulnerable homeless people into work. GROW apprenticeships train young people with lived experience of homelessness to support their peers. A new apprenticeship… Read more »

Your survey responses

Thanks to everyone who responded to the recent donor survey about why you support us. Your most common reason for giving to us is your concern about homelessness: "I used... Read more »

Book offer for Church Housing Trust donors

John Sahl, a Christian supporter of Church Housing Trust, has written a new book entitled ‘The Questions Within’. The book looks at seven very important questions related to what we… Read more »