Maddie Marcateus InterviewJanuary 11, 2022 1:18 pmFinancial education charity MyBnk’s project The Money House were the winners of the 2021 London Homelessness Awards, receiving a prize of £30,000. We asked Madeleine Marcateus of MyBnk to tell us more about what they do. What is your role? I joined MyBnk as the project manager for The Money House in July 2021 and […]Read More
Southwark Law Centre Win £20,000 Prize at London Homelessness AwardsNovember 25, 2021 12:00 pmSouthwark Law Centre (SLC) won in the London Homelessness Awards recently, and gained a prize of £20,000. We asked them to tell us about some of the people they have worked with recently. All names have been changed. Tony was a homeless EEA national who had recently had his foot amputated. Doctors assessed that if […]Read More
Sharon Munnings InterviewNovember 18, 2021 10:00 amSharon Munnings is Head of Operations for a registered charity and graduated from the LHF sponsored post graduate certificate in housing and homelessness at London South Bank University in the summer of 2021. We asked her about the course. Where did you hear about the course? A friend of mine did the course a few […]Read More
Westminster homelessness charity awarded £10,000 for work during pandemicNovember 16, 2021 12:42 pmSt. Mungo’s street outreach service was recognized by the London Homelessness Awards for its role in the government’s “everyone in” pledge during the first COVID-19 lockdown in a ceremony on 14 October. The service has operated in Westminster, which has the highest number of rough sleepers of any borough in the UK, since 2018. Manager […]Read More
Jon Hilton InterviewNovember 16, 2021 10:00 amJon Hilton is a Neighbourhood hub manager for WLM, West London Mission, and graduated from the LHF sponsored post graduate certificate in housing and homelessness at London South Bank University in the summer of 2021. We asked him about the course. Where did you hear about the course and why did you decide to do […]Read More
Lyron Johnson InterviewNovember 10, 2021 10:00 amLondon Housing Foundation sponsors the Post Graduate Certificate in Housing and Homelessness: Leadership and Management run by London South Bank University. Cohort 8 have just started their course, and cohort 9, which is already full, starts in January 2022. We asked Lyron Johnson, who graduated from cohort 7 in June 2021, what his views were […]Read More
Day in the life of ‘Homelessness GP Outreach’- Dr Gary Colman.October 28, 2021 12:37 pmDr Gary Colman won £20,000 in this year’s London Homelessness Awards. We asked him to tell us a bit more about what a typical day might look like. Profile: Day in the life of ‘Homelessness GP Outreach’- Dr Gary Colman. Many people imagine that working at a specialist practice for homeless patients must be full […]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...