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Your donation can rebuild lives

Please give what you can to provide someone with the tools and support to start again

Why monthly donations are important

A journey out of homelessness can take time. As we all know, finding a home, getting doctors’ appointments, navigating the benefits system and finding new employment isn’t always easy. But your monthly gift will help provide the vital support needed to help people end their homelessness for good. 



Foysol's Story 

Foysol was a child when his mother left him. At 11 years old, he witnessed his father's death. With no other family, he was forced to live with his step-brothers, who mentally and physically abused him. He began sofa-surfing as a teenager to escape the abuse.

He married at 23 and went on to have two children. But, living with unresolved trauma meant that his mental health declined, his marriage broke down, and he was forced to live on the streets.

After sleeping rough, Foysol was introduced to Crisis. With our help, Foysol was able to get back to a stable home. He even gained the confidence to go to college and complete a welding course – and we were able to give him a grant to start his own business.   

We were only able to help Foysol because of supporters just like you. By donating today, you can ensure we can continue our vital work and help someone leave homelessness behind for good.

“I met Kat, one of the tutors at Crisis, who became my lead worker. Kat changed my life. She also referred me to a psychologist at Crisis.” 


How did we get here?


Lack of housing. Not enough support.

Tonight, in the UK, thousands of people will be sleeping on the streets – including as many as 3,898 people in England alone. Some will take shelter in tents, under railway arches or verges by roadsides.

Other people won’t even have that. Too scared to sleep, they might walk all through the night – exhausted from the heat and the long days. Hungry. Dehydrated. Alone.

Together, we can fix this. Donate today and help us to end homelessness - for good.

How your support helps people out of homelessness


When someone comes to Crisis for help out of homelessness, they receive a warm welcome from a member of our Engagement and Assessment team. We talk through their situation and make sure that anyone who would benefit from services, support and advice elsewhere are signposted and referred. When we are best placed to help, we rapidly allocate a Lead Worker and they become a Crisis member. 

Lead Working

Our Lead Workers provide one-to-one tailored support and coaching to help our members find ways out of homelessness. Lead Workers have different specialisms and they are paired with members based on the specific needs and challenges they’re facing.

Mental Wellbeing

Crisis psychologists train and support our frontline staff to develop the skills, confidence, and emotional ability to work positively with members who have experienced trauma. Our psychologists also provide one-to-one support to members who are facing mental health challenges and have been unable to access psychological services elsewhere.

Learning & Skills

Crisis members can engage with our learning and skills programmes while working with their Lead Workers. Programmes include vocational training, technical qualifications and equipment to help someone find their way back into employment, arts and wellbeing sessions, and practical sessions to help with finding, securing, and maintaining a home.


The goal of all our work with members is for them to find a safe, decent, and affordable home. Our relationship with members ends when their home is sustainable. Crisis are lobbying the Government for new affordable homes, and we are launching a new not-for-profit lettings agency to improve housing supplies for our members and those at risk of homelessness.

Why donate to Crisis

We are the national charity for people experiencing homelessness. We help people out of homelessness and campaign for the changes needed to solve it altogether.

Your donation helps to fund Crisis' response to the cost of living crisis and our year-round work with people experiencing homelessness. We work side by side with people as they find ways out of homelessness across England, Scotland and Wales.

How we help someone depends on their individual needs. It could be help finding a home and settling in well, getting new skills and finding a job, or improving health and wellbeing.

By understanding the immediate pressures of homelessness, as well as the wider societal pressures that push people into homelessness in the first place, we can solve homelessness for good in Great Britain.  

How we spend your pound

A pie chart that describes how we spend your pound. For every £1 we spend, 61p of this goes on our charitable expenditure, 34p goes on fundraising and 4p on our charity shops.

For every £1 we spend on fundraising, we raise £3.14 to fund our charitable services.

Our fundraising promise

We are registered with the Fundraising Regulator and promise to be honest, respectful, and accountable in how we treat you.

Where we give example stories about our members, we promise these are genuine experiences, even if their names or photos are changed to respect their privacy.

Although we cannot guarantee your donation will be spent on specific items or services, we can guarantee your donation will be used wherever it is needed most to help our work all year round with people facing homelessness.


Contact the supporter helpline

Please contact our Supporter Services team if you have any questions about making a donation to Crisis. You can also contact them if you would like to change the way we communicate with you.