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Beam win London Homelessness Awards and £30,000!
Beam win London Homelessness Awards and £30,000!October 22, 2018 8:41 amNewsBeam, an innovative new crowdfunding platform that supports homeless people through training and work, has won the London Homelessness Awards 2018, and the first prize of £30,000. Beam launched in September 2017, with a simple model that allows members of the public to donate online to help homeless people access funding for the training they […]Read More
Digital map promises to improve government response to homelessness
Digital map promises to improve government response to homelessnessOctober 1, 2018 9:23 amNewsAn interactive, digital map aiming to improve the response to rough sleeping from professionals in London’s homelessness sector, and by local and central government, is to go live next month. Charity the London Housing Foundation commissioned members organisation Homeless Link to produce and manage the ‘Atlas.’ It will provide data on single homeless people including: […]Read More
Croydon Gateway Scheme commended in London Homelessness Awards!
Croydon Gateway Scheme commended in London Homelessness Awards!September 20, 2018 11:54 amBlogThe Croydon Gateway Scheme, which helps prevent households from experiencing crisis and needing statutory services, has been commended in the prestigious 2018 London Homelessness Awards. The project focusses on early intervention and prevention and assists residents that are homeless, at risk of homelessness or struggling financially. It moves the innovative Gateway approach into the community, […]Read More
Pan-London Housing Reciprocal: Margaret
Pan-London Housing Reciprocal: MargaretSeptember 17, 2018 3:42 pmBlogSafer London has been announced as a winner of the 2018 London Homelessness Awards. They have set up a brand new agreement between London councils allowing people to move away from their current home – where they are at risk – to a new area without losing their tenancy rights. We asked Margaret Williams, Homelessness […]Read More
Pan-London Housing Reciprocal: Ciara
Pan-London Housing Reciprocal: CiaraSeptember 17, 2018 3:36 pmBlogSafer London has been announced as a winner of the 2018 London Homelessness Awards. They have set up a brand new agreement between London councils allowing people to move away from their current home – where they are at risk – to a new area without losing their tenancy rights. We asked Ciara, who works […]Read More
Darren Lampert – BEAM
Darren Lampert – BEAMSeptember 7, 2018 9:33 amBlogBeam has been announced as a winner of the 2018 London Homelessness Awards. They have set up an innovative service using crowdfunding to support homeless people and those at risk of homelessness to access training and get into rewarding work. We have already heard from two of their members (HERE) and their founder Alex Stephany […]Read More
Safer London project announced as a winner in 2018 London Homelessness Awards
Safer London project announced as a winner in 2018 London Homelessness AwardsAugust 30, 2018 9:35 amBlogThe Safer London project has been announced as a winner in the 2018 London Homelessness Awards. They have developed a pan London partnership of boroughs and housing associations to help people at risk of violence move home without losing their tenancy. Melanie has used their service, and told us her story. Melanie* experienced domestic abuse […]Read More
PRESS RELEASE: Safer London project wins London Homelessness Award!
PRESS RELEASE: Safer London project wins London Homelessness Award!August 30, 2018 9:31 amNewsSafer London project wins London Homelessness Award! The Pan-London Housing Reciprocal, an innovative partnership between local authorities and housing associations, has been announced as one of the three winners of the prestigious 2018 London Homelessness Awards. Established and coordinated by Safer London, the project helps people at risk of violence to retain secure housing in […]Read More