Easter cross

Happy Easter from Church Housing Trust

It’s that time of year again; as Lent draws to a close, what can be learnt from our journeys and the journeys of those around us? Frequently, this Lent, I… Read more »

Hostel opens music studio

Church Housing Trust funded equipment for a music studio for residents of a Westminster hostel, and we were pleased to attend the grand opening recently. The 68 residents of all… Read more »

Nikita and Baby Elizabeth on the beach

Happy Mothering Sunday

Happy Mothering Sunday to the young mothers at homelessness schemes across the country. The young mums or mums to be that we support have come from quite chaotic families, or… Read more »

Sam poses with two support workers

No housing benefit for 18-22 year olds

Since 1 April 2017, people over 18 but less than 22 years old are no longer entitled to the housing cost element of Universal Credit. This is predicted to affect… Read more »

Women grow in confidence at garden project

A gardening group has been running for nearly four months now at all-female hostel Queen Mary’s. Many of the women who live there have mental health issues. The goal of... Read more »

Primary school collects food

Huge thanks to the students of Copenhagen Primary School for their brilliant efforts during this year’s Student Volunteering Week. The students heard an assembly from Church Housing Trust to help… Read more »

Church Housing Trust celebrates 135 years

Last week, Church Housing Trust marked a history of 135 years of helping homeless people and launched a new Digital Inclusion Fund at an evening event. Staff, supporters, patrons, and trustees… Read more »

Lenten message: Finding refuge

Church Housing Trust has created a small Lent devotional card for Christians to use as a resource. We all need refuge – physically, emotionally, and spiritually. We need a place... Read more »

A dog’s life

Rough sleepers who have pets can face a stark choice between leaving the streets and leaving behind their companion. Many choose to stay out of hostels rather than leave behind… Read more »

Kinetic helps resettle homeless people

A generous donation from advertising firm Kinetic will help to furnish homes for formerly homeless individuals. Moving into your own accommodation after a period of homelessness is daunting, without the… Read more »