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Homelessness charity says it has ‘never witnessed a more distressing situation’ than during coronavirus crisis

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Trafalgar Square at night is silent and almost empty, the usual crowds of noisy tourists visiting London replaced by clusters…

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Charities join forces to help most vulnerable

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Two charities have joined forces to help the most vulnerable people in society during Covid-19. The Big Help, which includes Knowsley…

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One third of British households said they were likely to need government support

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LONDON (Reuters) – One third of British households said they were likely to need government support within the next three…

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Rise in people sleeping rough at Heathrow as councils fail to provide accommodation

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Number of homeless people taking refuge at airport doubles since lockdown began. Dozens of homeless people are sleeping at Heathrow…

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Overcrowding in government accommodation

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Asylum seekers are being made to share cramped rooms and even beds with strangers in breach of strict measures to…

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Marks & Spencer is donating thousands of specially branded “We are the NHS” T-shirts

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Marks & Spencer is donating thousands of specially branded “We are the NHS” T-shirts to form part of the uniform…

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Stop denying help to people who do not have a local connection to public funds (NRPF).

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The group of charities, which includes Crisis and Homeless Link, said they have heard repeated examples of councils denying help…

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Homelessness charities have written to the government

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Urging the removal of the remaining barriers preventing people who are homeless from getting access to the self-contained accommodation they…

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Thousands of rough sleepers still unhoused in England, say charities

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Councils call for more funds in order to meet government request for emergency shelter Thousands of rough sleepers in England…

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Universal Credit’s five-week wait continues to be a source of difficulty for anyone wanting to claim support amid the coronavirus crisis

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Universal Credit’s five-week wait continues to be a source of difficulty for anyone wanting to claim support amid the coronavirus…

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