Project fighting to house London homeless for life-saving treatment shortlisted for awardSeptember 22, 2021 10:44 amBlogA partnership that fights for homeless people to secure accommodation for treatment after leaving hospital has been shortlisted for the London Homelessness Awards. Southwark Law Centre and Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust’s Homeless Health team have been shortlisted for the London Homelessness Awards for their innovative Homeless Patients Legal Advocacy Service. The partnership […]Read More
LHF Atlas 2021 – the Story Behind the Data (Part Three) Winter SheltersJuly 27, 2021 12:12 pmBlog For this third part of our blog series following the Atlas release in February 2021 we are taking a look at Winter Shelters, services impacted hugely by the pandemic. We explore data from the Atlas and draw on a report recently published by Housing Justice. Defining shelters Shelters are diverse, from very small, […]Read More
What’s it like to be Catering Manager at Margins?June 17, 2021 8:37 amBlogIraj Validazeh is the Catering Manager at Margins, a project that LHF has been supporting for a number of years. We asked him about his role, and how he ended up with Margins. I started here as a trainee in 2014. I have always enjoyed cooking and used to run my own business, but things […]Read More
Preparing for management; securing that first roleJune 14, 2021 8:38 amBlogLHF is committed to developing existing managers in the homelessness sector through our LSBU sponsored course, professional development programme and travel bursaries. But what about the steps before that? We asked Becky Rice, LHF Course Director for the LHF/ LSBU Post Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Management (homelessness and housing), what advice she would give […]Read More
Hope WorldwideJune 9, 2021 8:53 amBlogLHF has awarded HOPE Worldwide £25,000 for their Two Step programme, helping people without priority status to access accommodation in the private sector and supported housing. We asked their Director of Homeless Services, Rob Payne, to give us some examples of the people they have worked with. The Two Step scheme creates additional housing capacity […]Read More
A conversation with…March 24, 2021 11:29 amBlogLondon Housing Foundation has launched a series of webinars exploring the views and experiences of leaders and influencers in the housing and homelessness world in London. “A conversation with…” is an informal setting for emerging leaders in the homelessness sector who have graduated from the leadership and management programme developed by LHF with the LSBU […]Read More
The LHF’s primary aim is to reduce street homelessness amongst single people. We do this by supporting the work of agencies that provide services to single homeless people or to those who are in imminent danger of homelessness...
How brilliant! Margaret has been a fantastic advocate of the leadership programme – which has been very important in strengthening the skills and expertise of leaders across the #homelessness sector – congratulations! https://twitter.com/londonhf/status/1441345508212199425