Rosie Downes

Campaigns Manager, Crisis

Rosie joined Crisis in December 2017. Prior to joining Crisis, she was Campaigns Manager at Macmillan Cancer Support, London Cycling Campaign, and Living Streets.

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In April 2017, Crisis announced a big ambition: a plan to end homelessness, once and for all. Since then, we’ve been consulting far and wide to find out what changes are needed for us to end homelessness in Great Britain. We’re now in the final stage of our consultation, which is all about consensus and prioritisation.


New research, commissioned by Crisis and undertaken by PricewaterhouseCoopers, has estimated that Scottish Government could ensure local authorities save £29m in 2018 by moving homeless people out of unsuitable temporary accommodation to more suitable temporary accommodation (e.g. supported hostels and social housing) within seven days.


We’re hosting an Everybody In reception on Sunday 23rd September, the very first day of the Labour Party Conference. It's a chance to meet Crisis members, see their artwork, and discuss how we to get Everybody In to end homelessness.


Since we launched Everybody In: How to end homelessness in June last year, we’ve spent a lot of t...


“Every day I work with people who are vulnerable, homeless or precariously housed. I know how har...


This General Election, Crisis, along with Centrepoint, Depaul, Homeless Link, Shelter, St Mungo’s...


At a recent Westminster Hall debate on the Vagrancy Act, not a single MP made the case against re...


“All the other services seemed to just refer to other agencies going round in circles - never got...


Together with Centrepoint, St Mungo’s, Liberty, Homeless Link, Shelter Cymru, Cymorth Cymru and t...