How Cynthia found hope

How Cynthia found hope

From living in London, homeless, Cynthia found hope thanks to our supporters. “There’s no denying that there is a stigma about homeless people – about how they look, about how they smell,” says Cynthia Kesington, who, 16 years ago, found herself homeless and living in...
Mothering the mothers

Mothering the mothers

Becoming a mother is a turning point for many of us, and we all need a little mothering ourselves. That’s not easy when you’re a mother facing homelessness due to a relationship breakdown. Three months after moving into our Karis project to escape an...
Giving mothers the hope they need

Giving mothers the hope they need

Oasis Community Housing gives mothers in Gateshead the hope they need. Donate today and you can give hope too.  No mother should be left alone or afraid. You’re sitting in a hospital bay, new baby in your arms, tired and aching but happy gazing down at this new life...
Basis Beds Housing First for those in crisis

Basis Beds Housing First for those in crisis

Basis Beds is a project Oasis Community Housing began in 2013 to meet the housing needs of those in crisis. Working alongside local authorities, Oasis Community Housing secured 40 flats across Gateshead, Sunderland and South Tyneside and set about making them into...
Peckham homeless project: Skye’s story

Peckham homeless project: Skye’s story

No.3 is our Peckham homeless project; one of our supported accommodation projects for young women who are facing homelessness. This 16 bed property offers round-the-clock support to 16 – 21 years old from across Southwark, London. Young women like Skye*. Skye*...