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London Homelessness Awards: 21 years celebrating the organisations battling homelessness in capital
London Homelessness Awards: 21 years celebrating the organisations battling homelessness in capitalOctober 13, 2021 3:18 pmThe 21st London Homelessness Awards will take place on Thursday in partnership with the Evening Standard’s Homeless Fund. For the last twenty years the London Homelessness Awards have been recognised as the premier awards for housing and homelessness organisations. In that time over £500,000 has been distributed in prize money to organisations providing innovative and […]Read More
The street outreach service that has been a lifeline for rough sleepers in London during the pandemic
The street outreach service that has been a lifeline for rough sleepers in London during the pandemicOctober 12, 2021 9:48 amAfter delivering vital support to homeless people through the pandemic, St Mungo’s Westminster Street Outreach Service has been shortlisted for the London Homelessness Awards. When the Covid-19 lockdown was first implemented, the universal confusion and uncertainty experienced was present amongst people sleeping rough in London. The service, which has been running since 2018, and is […]Read More
Westminster project transforming lives for homeless women
Westminster project transforming lives for homeless womenSeptember 28, 2021 9:40 amAmong women who have benefited from the Westminster VAWG (Violence Against Women and Girls) Housing First Project are those who have fled abusive relationships. Housing First project run in partnership by charities Standing Together and Solace has been shortlisted for the London Homelessness Awards for its transformative role in providing services for homeless women in Central London. The Westminster […]Read More
Project fighting to house London homeless for life-saving treatment shortlisted for award
Project fighting to house London homeless for life-saving treatment shortlisted for awardSeptember 22, 2021 10:44 amA 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
GP practice helping hundreds of rough sleepers shortlisted for the London Homelessness Awards
GP practice helping hundreds of rough sleepers shortlisted for the London Homelessness AwardsSeptember 15, 2021 11:58 amAfter six years of saving lives, a GP practice helping hundreds of rough sleepers has been shortlisted for the London Homelessness Awards. Located at The Margarete Centre near Euston station, the GP Outreach Programme at Camden Health Improvement Practice has over 600 registered homeless patients, a number which fluctuates up to 800 at points throughout […]Read More
LHF Atlas 2021 – the Story Behind the Data (Part Three) Winter Shelters
LHF Atlas 2021 – the Story Behind the Data (Part Three) Winter SheltersJuly 27, 2021 12:12 pm  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
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 pmLondon 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 amIraj 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 roleSam Sainsbury