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Real-life Stories

Sharona's story: "I was feeling anxious about leaving the house. Now I'm supported"

She received help from our mental health service.

12 November, 2020

Real-life Stories

Tamara's story: "When you’re sleeping rough it’s very lonely. Now I feel I belong."

Help for Tamara went further than a roof over her head

12 November, 2020

Real-life Stories

Tom's story: Twelve years old, he was struggling during lockdown

We worked with him and his family, so he could get back on track

12 November, 2020

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New government emergency measures to house rough sleepers

An eviction ban has also been put in place to protect renters

05 November, 2020

Professionals | Other

Government must reintroduce emergency help for rough sleepers

Its 'Everyone In' scheme could save lives this winter

03 November, 2020

Professionals | Other

The link between modern slavery and homelessness

A message for Anti-Slavery Day (18 October)

18 October, 2020

Professionals | Other

Kent faces a mental health and housing emergency

The issues people are facing and how to get help

09 October, 2020

Blogs | Professionals | Other

Poverty and homelessness go hand in hand

But with political will and compassion we can break the cycle

08 October, 2020

Other

Life after lockdown: help with housing, mental health, money and more

An update from the Porchlight team

08 October, 2020