Crisis at Christmas today opens its doors to an expected 4,500 guests in 15 centres across the country. Run by an army of more than 11,000 volunteers, the centres in London, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Newcastle and Coventry provide warmth, companionship and three hot meals a day.
Shockingly, between 2012 and 2017, the numbers have soared by 120% in England and 63% in Wales. Numbers in Scotland fell by 6% over the same period.
Baby, It's Cold Outside is a new podcast drama written by award winning screenwriter Regina Moriarty, directed by Virginia Gilbert, and starring Chris O'Dowd and Anne-Marie Duff.
Commenting on reports that a man in Cardiff city centre was injured when the tent he was sleeping...
Crisis, the national charity for homeless people, and Mayhew, leading animal welfare charity for dogs, have today launched a joint Christmas gift campaign that will help homeless people and their dogs access vital services, health and wellbeing checks, and warming food and supplies.
In today's Budget, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced measures around Universal Credit and it's implementation. In response, Jon Sparkes, chief executive of Crisis said: “Today’s Budget was a missed opportunity to announce simple measures that would help prevent people from becoming homeless.
Local authorities should think again about supporting schemes that discourage the public from giving to people who are begging.
Leading housing and homelessness charities call for Government action to tackle the true extent of the housing shortage, ahead of its social housing green paper
Moving all homeless people out of unsuitable temporary accommodation, such as bed and breakfasts...
Charities call for more affordable homes as rising numbers of people end up trapped in B&Bs and temporary accommodation