Homelessness shouldn’t be possible in 21st century Britain.
But sadly, rough sleeping has increased 36% in London over the past three years. That's not counting the many thousands of 'hidden homeless' people living in other forms of insecure accommodation, such as hostels or camping out on friends' sofas.
Anyone can become homeless, but some reasons are:
These factors can combine to create a downward spiral which can be tough to counter, especially when there is no reliable support network.
This is where SHP comes in. From supporting people at rock bottom, or helping them make the final step towards independence and employment, our support workers make a difference to 7,000 lives every year.
With your help, we can do even more.
There are several ways you can get involved to support thousands of homeless people across London achieve a stable future. You can donate online by clicking the button below, or text GIFT36 to 70070.DONATE TO SHP NOW >
You can also get involved in the following ways:
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