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Meet Martin

Martin found himself with nowhere to live after a series of personal hardships spiralled him into homelessness and unemployment.

Meet Stelios

Stelios was sleeping rough for months before he was offered safe accommodation at Eagle Dwellings - specialist supported housing for single homeless people in London.

Meet Oli

Nineteen year-old Oli is a resident at Ark House, supported housing for homeless young people in Stroud. He describes being homeless as ‘bleak’ but things are turning around now as he plans to go to university in September and ultimately to work in the music industry.

Meet Asa

Asa found himself with nowhere to live after a family argument. After living in his car for two days, he reached out the BCHA who found him a much needed space in a youth hostel.

Meet Michael

Sometimes life isn’t easy as Michael knows. Aged just 20, Michael lives at the Croft, one of Bromford's young homeless schemes in Cirencester.

Meet Shannon

Shannon is an amazing young lady, with an infectious laugh, and a real ambition to get on with her life.

Meet Simin

Simin had found herself homeless with no option but to sleep on a church pew.  A refugee from Syria, she had recently been granted permission to remain in the UK but had been asked to leave her temporary accommodation.  Speaking little English, Simin was vulnerable and did not know where to turn until Shelter referred her to St Vincent’s Housing Association. 

Meet Jennifer

Jennifer was unable to afford her rent and found herself and her young family homeless. South Yorkshire Housing Association helped her find temporary accommodation in our Cuthbert Bank scheme in Sheffield.

Meet Holly

At just 17, alone and pregnant, Holly faced living on the streets of Peterborough. Her relationship with her mum had broken down and she had no else to turn to. Fortunately for Holly housing associations, like Axiom based in Peterborough, are able to help young and vulnerable people faced with homelessness.

‘Homes for Cathy’ Partners

Arches Housing
Axiom
BCHA
Brighter Futures
Broadland Housing Group
Bromford
CCHA
Connect Housing
Family Mosaic
Hastoe Group
Hightown Housing Association
Leeds and Yorkshire Housing Association
North Star
Shepherds Bush Housing Group
South Yorkshire Housing Association
St Vincents Housing Association
Tyne Housing Association