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PRESS RELEASE: Southwark Law Centre honoured in London Homelessness Awards
PRESS RELEASE: Southwark Law Centre honoured in London Homelessness AwardsNovember 30, 2021 10:32 amNewsThe Southwark Law Centre has won £20,000 and second prize in this year’s prestigious London Homelessness Awards. The Homeless Patients Legal Advocacy Service is a partnership between Southwark Law Centre and Guys and St Thomas’ Homeless Team. It takes an innovative approach to preventing homelessness and rough sleeping and as a result the team have […]Read More
PRESS RELEASE: MyBnk wins London Homelessness Award 2021 and £30,000
PRESS RELEASE: MyBnk wins London Homelessness Award 2021 and £30,000October 15, 2021 2:11 pmNewsMyBnk: The Money House  a youth homelessness prevention scheme targeting care leavers and vulnerable young adults about to move into social housing, has been announced as the first prize winner of the London Homelessness Awards 2021. The unique scheme teaches participants how to best manage tenancies, and has seen a 64% drop in evictions for […]Read More
REPORT: Preventing Homelessness Among Former Prisoners
REPORT: Preventing Homelessness Among Former PrisonersAugust 10, 2021 10:18 amNewsLondon Housing Foundation funded this report, commissioned by Pact and carried out by Royal Holloway University of London, into Prison Leavers and Street Homelessness. Please check out the full report here.Read More
PRESS RELEASE: Prison Leavers and Street Homelessness
PRESS RELEASE: Prison Leavers and Street HomelessnessAugust 9, 2021 12:45 pmNewsBaroness Louise Casey works alongside Pact, London Housing Foundation and key senior officials to break the cycle. The Prison Advice and Care Trust (Pact) and London Housing Foundation (LHF) have teamed up with Baroness Casey of Blackstock DBE CB to call for renewed action, and break the link between people leaving prison and ending up […]Read More
PRESS RELEASE: London Homelessness Awards Winners Announced!
PRESS RELEASE: London Homelessness Awards Winners Announced!July 15, 2021 9:30 amNewsFour projects make it to the top for prestigious 2021 awards Four projects from across London have been named as winners of the prestigious London Homelessness Awards for 2021.  They will share cash prizes totalling £80,000.    The London Homelessness Awards are sponsored by London Housing Foundation, London Housing Directors, The Mayor of London, Crisis and […]Read More
PRESS RELEASE: London Housing Foundation awards grant to Single Homeless Project’s Sport and Health Project
PRESS RELEASE: London Housing Foundation awards grant to Single Homeless Project’s Sport and Health ProjectJune 21, 2021 12:52 pmNewsLondon Housing Foundation has awarded SHP £61,000 over two years to help support the expansion of their successful Sport and Health Project. The original project, funded through the National Lottery funded Sport England Active Ageing Initiative, has run for three years and worked with a section of the population that mainstream sporting and physical activity […]Read More
PRESS RELEASE: LHF work with HOPE worldwide to help homeless people into accommodation
PRESS RELEASE: LHF work with HOPE worldwide to help homeless people into accommodationJune 9, 2021 8:48 amNewsLondon Housing Foundation has awarded HOPE worldwide £25,000 to support their project helping people experiencing homelessness access flats in the private sector. The scheme, “Two Step”, helps single people who are homeless to find accommodation. Over the past four years this project has partnered with day centres, night shelters and their extensive network of private […]Read More
PRESS RELEASE: London Housing Foundation awards grant to Margins supported employment programme
PRESS RELEASE: London Housing Foundation awards grant to Margins supported employment programmeMay 12, 2021 9:51 amNewsLondon Housing Foundation has awarded Margins £22,500 over 3 years to help support the expansion of their successful Supported Employment Programme. The Supported Employment Programme employs and intensively supports trainees with experience of homelessness and/or mental ill health. Many are ex-offenders, the majority are long term unemployed. Trainees range in age from 18 – 58 […]Read More