Happy Anniversary 999 Club

megan2754 Blog

On 15th June 999 Club celebrated it’s 25th anniversary. Thanks to the gardening club and the hard work of the whole team the place was looking at it’s best. As part of the evening we asked people to sign our pledge-wall and support homeless people in our community.  And anyone who would like to can still sign the pledge here. We …

Could there be a hidden rise in homelessness amongst women?

megan2754 Blog

At the 999 Club we see and assess people who are struggling to find a place to live. Some are rough sleeping, others are staying with friends or in hostels. Historically we’ve seen far more men then women. But, and this is purely anecdotal, the number of women coming to see us seems to be on the rise. There are …

Locked out of NHS

Locked out of the NHS

david2643 Blog

Healthcare provision for homeless people is a complex area of public policy, and cutting homelessness outreach services can have unforeseen consequences. 999 Club CEO Peter Wood discusses some of the issues… We all fall ill but we don’t all fall ill in the same way.  If you’re homeless you’re more likely not just to be sick but to have multiple …

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

david2643 Blog

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 …