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Gateshead FC supports homeless charity

Gateshead FC supports homeless charity

Football champions Gateshead FC give the gift of free football tickets, and community spirit, to residents at our emergency accommodation project.

Preventing homelessness with seeds of hope

Preventing homelessness with seeds of hope

William says he’s a ‘ray of sunshine’ after two decades’ hard-won fight against alcoholism. Today you’ll find him in our charity garden with wellbeing coach Irene.

“I had to get to my Mum”

“I had to get to my Mum”

Emily was 32 weeks pregnant when her relationship became a place that wasn’t safe for her and her unborn child, she knew she had to get out.

Black & Gold Charity Ball

Black & Gold Charity Ball

Black & Gold Charity Ball - A Light Shining in the Darkness At Oasis Community Housing we believe that when our communities come together lives...

Homeless help: the Good Samaritan

Homeless help: the Good Samaritan

Ryan, a resident in our homelessness services, hadn’t planned to play Good Samaritan – but knows the value of someone who’s there to help.

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 –...

Jaimie and the charity urban garden

Jaimie and the charity urban garden

Our urban garden project started with a desire to make things a little nicer and it grew (pardon the pun) into a garden full of life. It’s been a...

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...

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...

The Oasis Cup Charity Football Tournament

The Oasis Cup Charity Football Tournament

Friday was the launch of The Oasis Cup a charity football tournament. 10 teams from across the region competed for the illustrious first place, team...

Why The 58:7 Project?

Why The 58:7 Project?

Oasis Community Housing has opened its first same-day emergency accommodation. A six-bed property that has round-the-clock support staff and which...

Walk, run or cycle for charity in 2021

Walk, run or cycle for charity in 2021

This July we are inspired by some of the incredible challenges people are setting themselves across the UK. Raising vitals fund to help us continue...

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...

No.3 homeless project: Lucy’s story

No.3 homeless project: Lucy’s story

"I absolutely loved living here, it really made me come out of my shell and be more confident,” says Lucy*, who found herself homeless and moved...

New Year, new lockdown: Exercise time?

New Year, new lockdown: Exercise time?

A New Year and a new Lockdown means many people are considering how to reinvigorate their Lockdown exercise habits, to help keep mind and body...

Giving a Home: Selma’s story

Giving a Home: Selma’s story

Freezing cold, hunger and often horrendous levels of abuse; homelessness is a devastating experience. Now, in Lockdown 3, many of the vital services...

Elizabeth House: Leah’s story

Elizabeth House: Leah’s story

Sometimes people need a team around them before they can manage their own home, which is why we run several supported accommodation projects....

The Foyer: Duncan’s story

The Foyer: Duncan’s story

Based in Croydon, south London, The Foyer provides accommodation and training for young people aged 16-25 who have become homeless. The Foyer’s...

Giving a Home: Izzie’s story

Giving a Home: Izzie’s story

Almost one in three women living on the streets cites domestic abuse as one of the reasons. During lockdown 1.0, the media reported a rise in...

Homelessness and bullying: Rob’s story

Homelessness and bullying: Rob’s story

Almost 8 out of 10 homeless people suffer some sort of violence, abuse or bullying - according to a survey of more than 450 rough sleepers across...

Giving a Home: Tommy and Rex’s story

Giving a Home: Tommy and Rex’s story

Oasis Community Housing has launched its Giving a Home appeal in a bid to raise vital funds for its ongoing work delivering 7-day a week support to...

COVID-19: ‘Everyone In’ and beyond

COVID-19: ‘Everyone In’ and beyond

As many as 15,000 rough sleepers have been moved into temporary accommodation this year, with Oasis Community Housing working with other...

No.3: ‘They literally saved my life’

No.3: ‘They literally saved my life’

No.3 in Peckham, south London, was Oasis’ first housing project – founded in 1990 by Baptist minister Steve Chalke MBE, as support for young people...

Giving a Home: Izzie’s story

A safe house for Izzie

We hit a big milestone this summer thanks to our funders. A mum and her children became our first Empower Beds tenants, offering a safe house,...

Adapting to increasing needs

Adapting to increasing needs

Homelessness can be complicated. No doubt the pandemic is adding to that. Creating increasing needs. Impacting mental health, addiction and family...

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