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.
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Today, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have announced that Crisis will be one of seven charities personally chosen by the couple to benefit from donations in lieu of wedding gifts for their upcoming nuptials.
Today the government releases its statutory homelessness statistics showing that there are 78,930 households living in temporary accommodation across England, a 4% rise since last year and a massive 49% rise in the last five years.
New recommendations to ensure the commitment to eradicate rough sleeping is met have been set out by the Scottish Government’s Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group.
Crisis has described the 15 per cent rise in rough sleeping in England as a ‘catastrophe’, following continual rises since 2010, when evidence shows how the problem can be fixed.