Housing Charities in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Housing Charities

Albert Kennedy Trust

Provides support to homeless young gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered people, mainly in London and Manchester; includes details of their services, news, contacts, and how to help. https://www.facebook.com/TheAlbertKennedyTrust AlbertKennedyTr

Centrepoint

Provides shelter and support services for homeless and unemployed young people in London and north east England. Includes a guide to their provision, with news and contacts, and how to get involved to support their work. https://www.facebook.com/centrepoint.charity/ centrepointuk/

Church Homeless Trust

Fund training, volunteering and work opportunities, personal development and training in life skills and provide grants for clothing, travel, and group activities and for furniture and household essentials when people move in to a home of their own.

CRASH

The construction and property industries’ charity for homeless people; offers a profile, details of their services and projects, fundraising and events, news, and contacts.

Crisis

Describes the work and achievements of this charity for single homeless people.

Cyrenians

An independent charity that supports people excluded from family, home, work or community on their life journey.

Depaul UK

A charity for young homeless people, offering support and services, and working to prevent homelessness. Provides a guide to their programmes and locations, news, contacts, and emergency night-stop service.

Edinburgh Cyrenians

Works across Lothian and Falkirk to prevent homelessness, support people who have become homeless; also operates a number of social enterprise workplaces; describes their activities and services, with news, contacts, and how to support them. https://www.facebook.com/cyrenians Cyrenians1968

Emmaus UK

Organises communities around the UK which offer homeless people a home, work, and support. Describes their programme and how to get involved, with news, contacts, and details of their shops. https://www.facebook.com/EmmausUK EmmausUK

The Foyer Federation

Works to break the cycle of youth unemployment and homelessness by creating a network of foyers - safe environments for vulnerable young people; describes their programme and services, with news, how to get involved, and details of campaigns and research.

Framework

A specialist charity providing housing, support, training, care, resettlement and employment for thousands of homeless and vulnerable people each year in the East Midlands and parts of South Yorkshire.

Green Patures

A Christian social enterprise that provides homes for the homeless. https://www.facebook.com/greenpastures.net GreenPastures_

Help The Homeless

A trust offering grants to charities and voluntary organisations working with the homeless throughout the UK. Includes a history, advice for applicants and a list of recent awards, news, and contacts.

Homeless Link

National membership organisation for frontline homelessness agencies in England. Offers news, reports and policy information.

The Jane Moore Trust

A charitable organisation that provides social housing for young people who have been looked after and accommodated.

The Passage

UK's largest day centre for rough sleepers with resources to encourage, inspire and challenge homeless people to transform their lives. PassageCharity

Positive Action in Housing

Charity for ethnic minorities; includes, profile, details of membership, articles, news, how to volunteer and training.

Railway Children

Describes the UK programme of an international charity supporting and campaigning for children living on the street. Includes the findings of research they have commissioned.

Shelter

Housing and homelessness charity features extensive help and advice for people in need, plus background housing issues information and details of how to get involved. Covers England and Scotland.

Shelter Cymru

Provides news, policy information and advice from Wales' housing and homelessness charity.

St Basils

One of the largest agencies working with young people in severe housing need in the UK. Founded in Birmingham and presently working in Birmingham, Solihull, Coventry, Redditch and North Worcestershire.

St Mungo's

Provides emergency accommodation and support for the homeless, and works with at-risk groups to prevent rough sleeping; based in London and the South. Includes a guide to their projects, with resources, how to help, and case studies.

Veterans Aid

Provides assistance and advice for veterans in crisis, homeless or likely to become homeless; with details of their services and the location of their drop-in centre and hostel accommodation.

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