#Shelter

  • Article: These Amazing Double Decker Buses Are Helping House London's Homeless Population

    These Amazing Double Decker Buses Are Helping House London's Homeless Population

    July 2, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A fleet of four decommissioned buses has been transformed into shelter. Read more

  • Article: There's a 195-Year-Old Law That Makes Rough Sleeping Illegal, But This Group Wants to Scrap It

    There's a 195-Year-Old Law That Makes Rough Sleeping Illegal, But This Group Wants to Scrap It

    By Helen Lock|June 19, 2019

    Homelessness charity Crisis says the Vagrancy Act deters people who are homeless seeking help. Read more

  • Article: How to Help If You See Someone Sleeping Rough This Winter

    How to Help If You See Someone Sleeping Rough This Winter

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 22, 2018

    There are a lot of mixed messages out there — but here are 6 things you can do right away. Read more

  • Article: A Double-Decker Bus Is Being Turned Into a Homeless Shelter

    A Double-Decker Bus Is Being Turned Into a Homeless Shelter

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 23, 2018

    After 19 years of service, this bus is getting a new start. Read more

  • Article: Franco Manca Is Giving Free Pizza to Homeless Shelters and Food Banks

    Franco Manca Is Giving Free Pizza to Homeless Shelters and Food Banks

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 1, 2018

    The freezing weather is potentially life-threatening for those without access to food and warmth. Read more

  • Article: ‘Anti-Homeless’ Bench Bars to Be Scrapped After Public Outrage

    ‘Anti-Homeless’ Bench Bars to Be Scrapped After Public Outrage

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 6, 2018

    Campaigners called the benches “inhumane” and “disgraceful.” Read more

  • Article: This Hostel Fights to Help Keep Britain's Homeless Employed

    This Hostel Fights to Help Keep Britain's Homeless Employed

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 3, 2018

    A person on average loses their job within just two weeks of becoming homeless. Read more

  • Article: This London Train Station Will Become a Homeless Shelter on Christmas Day

    This London Train Station Will Become a Homeless Shelter on Christmas Day

    By Imogen Calderwood|Dec. 13, 2017

    It’s to bring “festive cheer” to some of the UK’s most vulnerable people. Read more