Homemade Christmas cards peace by jigsaw-piece

Homemade Christmas cards peace by jigsaw-piece

A young homeless woman has been managing her mental health during this year’s lockdowns by designing unique homemade Christmas cards from jigsaws that have been donated to the charity home in Gateshead where she is a resident. Robyn Jones, 23, has been living at...
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 ensure the people facing homelessness have the food, warmth and medicines they need, counselling and advice to establish...
Homelessness and mental health: Gary’s story

Homelessness and mental health: Gary’s story

Gary* was 18 when he was sectioned. He spent eight years living in a psychiatric hospital and a further seven living in supported accommodation for people with mental health issues. He was living at a hostel when he was evicted just before last Christmas for fighting....