When there’s no place to call home: Abena’s story

When there’s no place to call home: Abena’s story

Abena’s* parents separated when she was just a young girl. Angry at the world and her situation she became isolated – one of the many young people with no place to call home. Watch Abena’s story in her own words here >>> Craving Stability Abena lacked...
Charity team leader wins Women In Housing Award

Charity team leader wins Women In Housing Award

Jaimee Hendry, who leads Oasis Community Housing’s Southwark service for young people facing homelessness, has won this year’s ‘Woman of the Future’ award at the 2022 Women In Housing Awards. The Women In Housing Awards recognise the sector’s trailblazers and leaders...
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...