The Trinity Blog

Category: Homelessness

Polling Data: Ending Homelessness Ex-Resident Survey 2018

Every two years Trinity reach out to people who have moved on from our supported housing service to find out if what we are doing works. There’s no place like home – it doesn’t take a wizard to end homelessness.

Solutions

Having spent years carving out, or maybe wringing out, some sort of anti-establishment character for myself, like some sad bloke Jarvis Cocker would sing about, last week I found myself like so many of my pre and post punk heroes, brushing up against the very heart of British establishment. Upon entering that hallowed ground I… View Article

Jeremy Corbyn visits SHOC

Staff members and clients at Slough Homeless Our Concern were treated to a very special visit yesterday afternoon, as Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn MP and Slough MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi popped by. Jeremy and Tan chatted – and listened – to the clients, as they expressed some of the issues surrounding homelessness. The visit follows… View Article

SHOC’s annual quiz night – Sign up today!

Delivering Pizza and Cycling to Australia – for Trinity!

Ed Hack is a computing student at the University of Bournemouth with a background in the street sport of parkour. He has set up not one, but two amazing fundraisers in aid of Trinity: In June this year, he will deliver pizzas personally to 10 lucky raffle winners wherever in England they live… by bicycle!… View Article

Sleeping rough for his birthday – Nick Hughes, SEGRO

Nick Hughes is The Director of Marketing and Communications at SEGRO. He has chosen to spend his 50th birthday with us at The Big SleepOut 2016, and is encouraging people to sponsor his fundraising instead of giving him gifts! Together with many of his colleagues, he will spend the night in a cardboard box, and… View Article

Five Weeks To Go!!!

There are just FIVE WEEKS to go before The Big SleepOut 2016! Five weeks to register, raise money, and save lives in your community. Five weeks to get your colleagues and friends to join you. Five weeks to be part of the solution to end homelessness. From midnight you will be alone in your box… View Article

6 WEEKS TO GO!!

We are just 6 weeks away from our 8th Big SleepOut! So why do we do it? I’ll be frank… Homelessness has more than doubled in London since 2010. People are dying on the streets of our community. In 2016. Let that sink in…  What Trinity and SHOC does is effective. In a time where… View Article

“There is no need to beg on the streets in 2016”

The BBC asked charities to respond to the ASA’s banning of Nottingham anti-begging posters – Read our thoughts below. Nottingham City Council recently ran a poster campaign advising people not to give money to beggars, claiming that the money would be spent on drugs and alcohol, and that many beggars actually are frauds. The Advertising… View Article

Begging on the Street Makes Me Feel Uncomfortable

Fundraising isn’t all about the money – wait, what? Emma Cantrell explains. People asking me for money in the street make me feel uncomfortable – how do you know what the money will be spent on? Can you really trust what that person is saying? Isn’t there more I can do than just hand over… View Article

How to register for The Big SleepOut 2016

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to register for The Big SleepOut 2016. Registering 1. Visit wearetrinity.org.uk/the-big-sleepout, read the information and then click on the ‘Click HERE to sign up’-button. 2. You will now arrive at The Big SleepOut 2016’s event page. Click ‘Register Now’. 3. Enter as a ‘New user’ by providing your… View Article

A Life Changing Day – Starting With Yours

We offer a unique experience for your corporate team at our day service in Slough – Sue Serret explains why it will change your team to spend a day with us. Our Day Centre in Slough, SHOC, served 25,000 meals last year, brokered 130 people into work and provided a lifeline to over 100 people… View Article