a month could help provide someone with information and advice to support their journey out of homelessness.
a month could help fund one of our support workers to help someone budget and manage their expenses as they settle into their new home.
a month could help provide someone with one-to-one support in finding a secure place to live, so they leave homelessness for good.
a month could help support someone leaving homelessness behind with training, enabling them to gain employment.
could provide a warm welcome at one of our centres and help someone take the first, reassuring steps to finding a safe, secure home.
could help fund one-to-one specialist coaching in housing, benefits, wellbeing and work.
could help fund one of our support workers to assist someone trapped in temporary accommodation look for affordable and settled housing.
could buy a household starter kit, filled with essentials someone might not be able to afford, to help them settle into their new home.
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.
"“I’m Foysol, and a couple of years ago I was homeless. My relationship had broken down and I wasn’t in a good place. After six months of living rough, I’d reached my breaking point. Thanks to the generosity of Crisis supporters like you, people at their very lowest are finding a future again, every single month." Foysol, Crisis member
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For every £1 we spend on fundraising, we raise £3.14 to fund our charitable services.
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.