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Financial capability and inclusion: How we support people experiencing homelessness with learning to managing their personal finances.
Together, we can be the light in the darkness for people experiencing homelessness throughout 2024 and beyond. David Smith, CEO, shares his thoughts
Generous individuals, businesses and churches help raise over £120,000 to support those experiencing homelessness during Oasis Community Housing’s Giving a Home Christmas appeal.
CEO David Smith shares his thoughts as we head into the festive period. A time of most incredible hope for people experiencing homelessness.
Annual Christmas lunch events at our Basis Gateshead and Sunderland homeless drop-in centres feed 40 people thanks to support from local businessses.
Donations to support people experiencing homelessness made during Big Give week (28 November – 5 December) doubled thanks to match funding from local businesses
A month on from our Labour Party Conference fringe, CEO David Smith shares his reflections on the day, and looks to the future.
We need your help to support people on their journey out of homelessness this Christmas. Support the Giving a Home Christmas appeal today.
Oasis Community Housing supporter, Philip, raises over £1,500 to support people experiencing homelessness by walking 385 miles from South London to Gateshead
Teeing off in style: Lovell Partnerships (North East) hosts charity golf day raising over £10,500 for North East homelessness charity
Lovell Partnerships (North East) raises over £10,500 for local homelessness charity Oasis Community Housing through hosting a charity golf day.
Oasis Community Housing host fringe event at the Labour Party conference 2023 to discuss the relationship between trauma and homelessness
On Homelessness Sunday Oasis Community Housing held a fringe event at the Labour Party conference focused on trauma.
On Homelessness Sunday, 8th October, we will be hosting a Labour Party fringe event in Liverpool to discuss the link between trauma and homelessness.
Homelessness Sunday: Reverend Mark Bryant shares how Christians can support people facing homelessness
Former Bishop of Jarrow Reverend Mark Bryant shares how Christians can make a difference this Homelessness Sunday.
North East branches of Reed in Partnership donate clothes and essential items to support people experiencing homelessness
North East offices of Reed in Partnership each fundraise to buy clothes and essentials for Oasis Community Housing’s Basis Gateshead and Sunderland homeless drop-ins.
Chief Operating Officer from North-East based print company completes Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge to raise vital funds to support the homeless.
Northern Print Solutions Chief Operating Officer took on the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge to raise vital funds to support people facing homelessness.
North East businesses raise vital funds to support people experiencing homelessness by competing in annual football tournament, The Oasis Cup.
Abena was a young child when her parents separated. With no fixed place to call home, she was homeless.
After rough sleeping in Gateshead for three years, Davey found Oasis Community Housing’s Basis homeless drop-in where he began to journey out of homelessness
As a summer of sport ends, the relationship between homelessness and global sporting events once again comes into question.
Philip, co-founder of Aquila Housing Association, now Oasis Community Housing to fundraise for the charity by walking from London to Gateshead.
Our co-production group, made up of people that we support, held an art showcase at our Basis Gateshead Homeless drop-in.
October 8th 2023 is Homelessness Sunday. Here is how your church can make a difference to the lives of people facing homelessness.
The government will likely fail in their promise to end rough sleeping by 2024. Our CEO David Smith discusses why this can’t happen.
On World Refugee Day 2023 Mobarak shares his story. After fleeing war in Sudan, Mobarak found hope at our no.3 project in Southwark.
North East charity Oasis Community Housing has been chosen by Lovell Partnerships to be their charity of the year, starting a year of support.
Businesses receive shared value awards for their support of homelessness charity Oasis Community Housing during ceremony at the Black & Gold Ball.
CEO of Oasis Community Housing believes the government needs to invest more in people to tackle trauma and end homelessness.
CEO of Oasis Community Housing, David Smith shares his thoughts on what the next government must do to tackle homelessness and trauma.
Chris Moad of Oasis Community Housing has written a poem about someone facing homelessness to mark World Poetry Day.
John was afraid to sleep at night after being stabbed whilst rough sleeping. A spiral of trauma and mental health issues left him homeless.
Approved a Mortgage Solutions have partnered with North East homelessness charity Oasis Community Housing offering, offering a discount to the charity’s supporters.
On this International Women’s Day 2023, Oasis Community Housing celebrates the wonderful women who work for the local homelessness charity
Housing Employment Network North East (HENNE), a partnership of thirteen north east housing providers, have launched new branding.
Newcastle based property developer Modo Bloc announces partnership with North East homelessness charity Oasis Community Housing.
Ever wondered what to do when you see a rough sleeper? Streetlink provides an excellent service for reporting rough sleeper sightings.
Families of Ukrainian refugees have been welcomed by Oasis Community Housing into a brand new project in Peterborough
Thanks to your generosity, our Giving a Home Christmas Appeal raised more than £100K this year, funding our vital homelessness services across the UK
60 rough sleepers and others in housing crisis joined our drop-ins’ annual Christmas Dinner, after two years absence due to the pandemic.
A Gateshead GP has started a weekly clinic to treat people experiencing homelessness at our Gateshead drop-in centre.
One donation, twice the impact as all donations are doubled for our homeless Christmas Appeal between 29 Nov – 6 Dec.
This International Men’s Day, we speak to some of our longest serving members of staff about why they’re so dedicated to the charity
Joe’s is a story of life and death. Joe was homeless in Sunderland, sleeping in a tent. His journey nearly ended on the Wear bridge. It was a...
Lizzie was alone, homeless and afraid. Sleeping on cold concrete floors in corners, in abandoned buildings and dark alleys. Her coat pulled up as a...
Emily escaped domestic abuse in pregnancy and, thanks to our Empower service, is now living the life she’d hoped for
Our new research, by Northumbria University, reveals 94% people facing homelessness have suffered trauma. Without addressing this, efforts to end homelessness are futile
I’m a DJ you know!” declared Alex* the first time he came to the homeless drop-in. Keen to make an impression Alex masked his anxiety with bravado....
Earlier this year, figures showed homelessness on the rise. This World Homelessness Day, join us in praying, sharing or giving to help people facing homelessness.
Over 180 footballers have raised a phenomenal £12,500 for local people facing homelessness at our annual Oasis Cup
Our six-bed property has been at full capacity since opening 12 months ago, supported 95% of residents into longer term accommodation
Oasis Community Housing has joined almost 30 homelessness charities in signing an Open Letter to Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss, calling on the next...
“These figures are a stark and sad reminder of the high numbers of people our frontline teams are seeing” says our Director of Programmes.
Social housing and regeneration expert Carolyn Wood has been appointed new Director of UK homelessness charity, Oasis Community Housing.
Basis Beds houses people who have been sleeping rough or in housing crisis, with the project winning one of just 4 national awards
Jaimee Hendry, who leads our Southwark service, has been recognised as a sector trailblazer for her work with young people facing homelessness.
Mandy, now a support worker with our 58:7 project, shares her own homelessness experience to give hope to others.
72 golfers took on Wynyard’s championship course, raising over £6,750 for the charity’s life-changing work
Our Peckham project feels “much more homely” following much-needed renovation by LandAid and Bowman Riley.
20 businesses have been presented Shared Value Awards by Patron BBC’s Rev Kate Bottley at our annual Black and Gold Ball.
When Dylan found himself unemployed he contacted our charity’s Aspire team, to help him follow the career path he’d always longed for.
Football champions Gateshead FC give the gift of free football tickets, and community spirit, to residents at our emergency accommodation project.
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.
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.
With expertise in the media, advocacy and innovative financing, Oasis Community Housing welcomes new Trustees
Celebrating the women, who have – over their collective 73 years – helped the women our homelessness charity supports, this International Women’s Day.
Black & Gold Charity Ball - A Light Shining in the Darkness At Oasis Community Housing we believe that when our communities come together lives...
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.
People who sleep rough walk between 10 and 15 miles every day. This Lent, join us in raising awareness and funds for people facing homelessness.
Charities and services highlight fears of a continuing escalation in domestic abuse over the Christmas period.
From living in London, homeless, Cynthia found hope thanks to our supporters. “There’s no denying that there is a stigma about homeless people –...
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...
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...
Gateshead domestic abuse charity helps women find their worth again.
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...
After a relationship breakdown and mental health crisis Mark* found himself homeless. He was placed in numerous hostels and hotels but without the...
Tolent and other companies’ support means all donations to our Giving a Home appeal will be doubled as part of Big Give week.
Join us in raising awareness of domestic abuse this White Ribbon Day, as we enter 16 days of activism against gender-based violence
Our Empower Team is our domestic abuse service working in Gateshead to provide women with the support they need to recover and move beyond the...
Phil Conn, Director of Programmes, appointed new Independent Chair of Gateshead Safeguarding Adults Board.
Fiona Bowman speaks with first-hand experience about what more workplaces can do to help employees who may be at risk
How do you start your day off right, breakfast and a cuppa? Our homeless drop in centre staff know there are lots of little things we take for...
This Homelessness Sunday, please join us and others across the world in raising awareness of everyone who is facing homelessness.
In a letter to MPs, CEO David Smith calls on the government to continue prioritising rough sleeping services, matching the enhanced investment made during COVID-19.
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...
Basis Beds is a project Oasis Community Housing began in 2013 to meet the housing needs of those in crisis. Working alongside local authorities,...
58 year old Sheffield local, Andy Cribb, cycled over 5,000 kilometers. Taking on the 100 Climbs cycle challenge in July covering some of the world’s...
Our Head of Programmes Response, Claire Temple signed up to complete the Great North Run. A complete running novice she shares how she's found her...
Oasis Community Housing has opened its first same-day emergency accommodation. A six-bed property that has round-the-clock support staff and which...
Mums find hope with Oasis Community Housing Oasis Community Housing have two mother and baby units in Southwark, providing homes for 10 mothers and...
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...
“The pandemic flagged the need for emergency homelessness accommodation now more than ever. It made us realise there needs to be something...
Karis is one of Oasis Community Housing’ three Mother and Baby projects, located in Gateshead and London, providing supported accommodation for...
A Summer of Oasis Garden Parties People across the UK are signing up to host an Oasis Garden Party to raise money to help people facing...
Former residents, staff – past and present – partners and supporters have joined together to mark the closure of Oasis Community Housing’s...
No.3 is our Peckham homeless project; one of our supported accommodation projects for young women who are facing homelessness. This 16 bed property...
Homelessness charity Oasis Community Housing has received a £5,000 grant to create an urban garden outside of their Gateshead ‘Basis’ drop-in...
"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...
19 businesses from across the UK have been presented Shared Value Awards by homelessness charity Oasis Community Housing, in recognition of their...
Nick Salisbury is appointed charity Chair of Trustees at Oasis Community Housing, a UK charity for people facing homelessness. Nick comes to the...
Young women at our Naomi project in Gateshead are enjoying a beautiful new rooms thanks to funding from The Bluestone Collaborative and The Vardy...
OutsideIn is a clothing company that gives back. Donating an item for every item bought with their 'Wear One, Share One' scheme. Even during Summer,...