Power of art

Live performances, an art exhibition, and poetry readings were part of a recent showcase of work produced by former rough sleepers. Since the opening of the 'Changes' music studio in... Read more »
Church Housing Trust logo under stars

Sleep out for homeless people

You can raise vital funds and awareness for homeless people by spending a night sleeping out this October. Please join us. It doesn't replicate homelessness, but it gives you an... Read more »
Photo Sleeping Rough by Steven J Lilley (sk8geek) Licensed under CC

Homelessness: The 21st-century problem

Homelessness, in every sense of the word, is turning out to be the defining problem of the 21st century. Current estimates put the number of homeless people in the world… Read more »

Volunteers make a difference

Trying to get back into work after a period of homelessness can be intimidating. Volunteering provides a vital stopgap where people can rebuild skills and confidence, and gain a sense… Read more »

World Homeless Week 2017

Please get involved with World Homeless Week, 9-15 October 2017. Currently across the globe there are more than 100 million homeless people who are fleeing violence, famine, and poverty. Some… Read more »

Mountains to climb

Residents at the Park View service are all in recovery from drug or alcohol addiction. They come from backgrounds that include homelessness, prison, and mental health units. Some have experienced… Read more »

When is a fridge not a fridge?

When it’s a lifesaver. Cathie’s support worker told us why. “After Cathie’s husband died, her physical health went downhill and she was made homeless. She spent some time living in… Read more »

Father and daughter

Grenfell

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 »

Martyn Laidlaw and Callum Brannen with the Beefeaters Buckingham Palace.

Veterans visit Buckingham Palace

Veterans who have experienced homelessness were pleased to be invited to an annual party at Buckingham Palace. The event, hosted by Prince Harry and organised by the Not Forgotten Association,… 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 »