Bridging the gap: from rough sleeping to housing

With our Night Shelter in Redbridge now set to remain open over the spring, Melanie Malcolm, who has been managing the service, reflects on how the service is working to support the borough’s homeless population. Read more

Fundraising: more than just raising money

Have you ever considered taking on a challenge for charity? In our latest blog, our communications manager, Brittany, talks about how fundraising is about so much more than simply raising money. Read more

Using my experiences to help others: Why I became a Peer Mentor

Jessica speaks to us about why she became a peer mentor, what she loves most about the role and her hopes for the future. Read more

Refugee Week 2018: Rebuilding a sense of purpose

This Refugee Week, Marwa Belghazi, a Team Manager for SHP's Syrian Refugee Service, has blogged about the work we're doing to help welcome refugees to the UK. Read more

Mental Health - it's okay to ask for help

John, a client at out Westminster Floating Support Service, lived with his mental health problems for most of his adult life until he finally sought help. This mental Health Awareness Week, he has blogged about why it’s always OK to ask for help. Read more

Having your own front door is a basic human right

Housing First has become an integral part of SHP services. As we gear up to start rolling out the approach in Newham and Islington, Mark Taylor, SHP's Assistant Director of Services, has blogged about the pioneering approach. Read more

A move in the right direction?

The Homeless Reduction Act is the biggest change in homeless legislation since 1977. Ahead of the introduction on Tuesday 3 April, Michael Corbishley, SHP's Head of Housing Initiatives, blogs about his thoughts on the changes. Read more

From Board meetings to barbecues: life as a trustee

To celebrate Trustees' Week, Mark Fell blogs about why he became a trustee, what it's all about and what he enjoys most about it. Read more

Homelessness policy: are we stuck in a time warp?

SHP was established 40 years ago as a move toward a more progressive approach to tackling homelessness. But how far have we really come, and what would the next step look like? Read more

Opening new horizons for young people

In her new blog post, SHP's Tara Carty tells of how four young people found their sea legs and new motivation for the future. Read more