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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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