Farewell and welcome

david2643 999 Club updates

Emma Boronat (Project Worker) and Peter Wellfar (Premises Manager) have both departed for pastures new.  We thank them both for their enthusiasm, commitment, humour and hard work and wish them all the best in their future careers. We are delighted to welcome Sophie Rae (above) to our staff team, who is our new Gateway Centre Project Worker.  Sophie joins us …

Images of 2016 Virgin Marathon runners for the 999 Club

A successful 2016 Virgin London Marathon

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A huge thank you to all this year’s Marathon runners, who spent their winter training for the iconic London event in April. Between them they raised a brilliant £8,500, which we can put to helping homeless people transform their lives. We gave places to Charlie Dyson, Lauren Porter, Stephanie Hay, Nicola Sands and Rachel Neylon, while our very own Louisa …

Challenges we face. A look ahead to the rest of the year.

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We work with homeless people.  They have aspirations and goals, just like the rest of us.  These goals and aspirations may seem to some readers of this newsletter to be basic. But we all know that opportunity does not come to all. Not all of us are able to take advantage of opportunity when it does come along. These are …

Collage of images representing the ways we help homeless people with Big Lottery Fund logo overlay

Now Big Lottery Fund supported

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Thanks to the Big Lottery Fund for supporting our important work in making change count for homeless people. Through their Reaching Communities Programme they are supporting our Move on Up project for the next 3 years. We’re helping people:  


david2643 Service user stories

In 2010, I separated from my partner and lost my job as a security guard. I became homeless. I was sleeping behind Poundland in Woolwich, in the car park. I moved away from London, staying with a friend in Birmingham. I stayed in Birmingham for 2 years trying to find work and a place to stay but couldn’t find anything. I …

Bill receives support following the loss of his wife

david2643 Service user stories

I lost my partner Lilly on Friday 30th October 2015. She had terminal cancer. Lilly was ill all year. We were going to Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital and there was a lovely consultant there who said: “make the most of this summer as it will be her last”. I carry a framed picture of her with me – it goes …