In from the cold: how to help rough sleepers this winter

With rough sleeping in London on the rise, it’s easy to feel helpless – but you can make a difference.Read more

Making a difference: our year in numbers

With only a few weeks of 2017 remaining, we’ve been taking stock: This year our work made a difference to the lives of more than 6,800 people, across 22 London boroughs.Read more

A year of hope: watch our film

For many of the people we work with, Christmas is the toughest time of year. We spoke to Michael, Dawn and Bill about what Christmas is like for them.Read more

Clients take part in shoebox appeal

SHP’s services in Redbridge have delivered gifts to The Samaritans Purse as part of their annual shoe box campaign.Read more

SHP Redbridge opens its door to the community

SHP Redbridge Support Service opened its doors to the community last week, inviting clients, local residents and other professionals to celebrate the vital work it does in the borough.Read more

Autumn Budget round up

Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced a series of measures in the Autumn Budget that affect homelessness and housing.Read more

40 years of SHP

2018 will be a landmark year for SHP, marking the moment in 1977 when we first became a registered charity. But how do our origins continue to influence our work today?Read more

One in 59 Londoners homeless

This week, a new report from Shelter showed that one in every 59 Londoners are now homeless.Read more

Green-fingered volunteers transform hostel garden

Green Spark received a helping hand this month thanks to a team of volunteers from Lewis Silkin LLPRead more

SHP welcomes Swedish delegation

SHP and Lewisham Council welcomed representatives from local authorities in Sweden last week to share learning from our refugee resettlement work.Read more

Mental Health Recovery Stories

SHP’s Westminster Mental Health service has launched a book celebrating and championing recovery from mental health problems.Read more

Meet our Royal Parks Half Marathon runners

Five heroic runners are taking on the Royal Parks Half Marathon to raise vital funds for SHP.Read more

SHP teams up with Sport England to get adults active

Our new programme will support homeless and vulnerable people over 55 to tap into the transformative power of sport.Read more

Innovative services will reduce youth homelessness

SHP will now be delivering two innovative young people’s services, which aim to reduce youth homelessness, in Waltham Forest and Newham.Read more

Waltham Forest welcomes first Syrian refugee family

Waltham Forest has welcomed the first Syrian refugee family to arrive in the borough as part of the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme.Read more