Sleeping Rough

What I Learned From Sleeping Rough

Imogen Groome | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Imogen Groome

Admitting that you've slept rough is a difficult thing to do. I've found that the stigma attached to the topic is intense. People sometimes look at you in a certain way. They judge you - whether they mean to or not. You can see it in their eyes. An assumption is made about the sort of person you are. To me, that's wrong.

Why There Are Fewer Safe Places for Teenagers in Crisis

Andy McCullough | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK
Andy McCullough

The charity Railway Children, which works with children who run away and end up on the streets, this week launches the report Reaching Safe Places. Funded by the charity's corporate partner Aviva, the report also involved a group of young researchers with personal experience of running away and homelessness.

How My Spare Room Is Changing the Lives of Young Homeless People

The Rt Revd Mark Bryant | Posted 26.11.2014 | UK
The Rt Revd Mark Bryant

It is dangerously easy to get overwhelmed by how tough life is. For this reason, I just love it when I discover something very simple that enables me and others to make a real difference to the lives of people in our communities.

Challenging Homelessness by King's College London Muslim Students

Faisel Alam | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Faisel Alam

The most recent data published by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) reveal a very ominous rise in homelessness, now for the t...

New Legislation 'Could Make Homelessness A Crime'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK

Homelessness could be turned into a crime under proposed anti-social behaviour laws a think-tank has warned. The Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and P...

Using Your Spare Room to Combat Youth Homelessness

Martin Houghton-Brown | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK
Martin Houghton-Brown

With 25 million spare rooms in England and an estimated 80,000 young people who are homeless, with Nightstop we have at least one solution to keep young people safe.

A 21st Century Scandal

Tom Copley | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK Politics
Tom Copley

There is no more visible and tragic sign of the failure of housing policy than people sleeping rough on our streets. It is a scandal that in the twenty-first century, in one of the richest cities in the world, there are people still forced to sleep rough on London's streets.

Man Charged Over Murder Of Homeless Mark Morrison

PA | Posted 31.08.2012 | UK

Police investigating the death of a homeless man have charged a man with murder. Ghodratollah Barani, 26, of no fixed abode, will appear at West Lo...

PHOTOS: Reclaiming Homelessness

PA/Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 02.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle

When you think of a 'homeless person' what do you think of? A set of photographs by Claire Wood seeks to reclaim the experience of the homeless wit...