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Single Homeless Project: Insight into the Sport & Health Project with Sam Sainsbury
Single Homeless Project: Insight into the Sport & Health Project with Sam SainsburyJune 21, 2021 1:26 pmBlogLondon Housing Foundation is very proud to be able to support Single Homeless Projects Sports and health Project. We asked Sam Sainsbury, Sports Lead for the project, to tell us more about the scheme and his role. Single Homeless Project (SHP) launched the Sport and Health Project in 2017 through a grant from the National […]Read More
What’s it like to be Catering Manager at Margins?
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 role
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 Worldwide
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…
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
Homelessness services in 2020: what’s the story (part two)? Accommodation
Homelessness services in 2020: what’s the story (part two)? AccommodationMarch 15, 2021 10:24 amBlogVisit the Atlas and explore the data: www.lhfatlas.org.uk Introduction The homelessness sector in London has had a year like no other. From acute anxiety and concern about those sleeping outside or in communal spaces as Covid-19 took hold, to the extraordinary efforts to support the ‘Everyone In’ directive, followed by the challenges of move on, and […]Read More
Homelessness services in 2020: what’s the story (part one)? Everyone In.
Homelessness services in 2020: what’s the story (part one)? Everyone In.March 3, 2021 9:09 amBlogMedia coverage about rough sleeping in 2020/21 has often focused on the ‘Everyone In’ initiative, and in particular hotel provision for those rough sleeping or at risk of rough sleeping. For part one of our Atlas launch blog series we look in more depth at new data about Everyone In. Background On 26th March 2020, […]Read More
London Atlas 2021: a behind the scenes look at data collection
London Atlas 2021: a behind the scenes look at data collectionFebruary 17, 2021 11:05 amBlogThe latest London Atlas of homelessness services launches next week, updated to reflect the changes brought about by the ongoing pandemic. But how is it actually put together? Becky Rice, LHF Atlas project manager explains what happens during data collection. Our mini, cross-organisational Atlas team comprises of Gareth Thomas at Homeless Link, Tom Shirley from […]Read More