Supporting Croydon’s homeless people with the Salvation Army

Posted on June 8th, by RAC in Politics & Society. No Comments

How volunteering at Croydon’s the Well project has led to a greater understanding of what it means to be human

The Well is the name of an inspirational homeless project run by the Salvation Army (S/A), in conjunction with other services, every Monday out of the S/A community hall in Croydon. The Well was brought into being by an ex-homeless person teaming up with the S/A to … Read More »

CRZero 2020: how can we end homelessness in Croydon?

Posted on February 9th, by Ian Marvin in Politics & Society. 2 comments

Getting to know and understand homeless people means that we can offer them the help that they really need

Like most residents of the borough, I’m aware of the increase in street homelessness over the last couple of years. What most of us don’t realise is that the majority of those living on the streets are supported back into housing relatively quickly. However, there is … Read More »

How you can help Evolve to end homelessness in Croydon

Posted on August 30th, by Jonny Rose in Politics & Society. No Comments

#Croydon #TechCity founder Jonny Rose throws his support behind a bold philanthropic initiative

The state of homelessness in Croydon

Whilst it’s highly-fashionable in the capital to clutch our pearls about extortionate rents and house prices, Croydon’s biggest issue – as I suggested last year – is homelessness.

Too many homeless people in Croydon are having the door slammed in their face, leaving them with nowhere … Read More »

Croydon Opportunity and Fairness Commission to examine rise in homelessness

Posted on April 9th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

The Croydon Opportunity and Fairness Commission has announced that it is to examine the problem of homelessness in the borough

Release begins: Homelessness in Croydon is a serious issue – the Council received 2,593 homeless applicants in 2013/14, and more than 5,000 are on the waiting list for temporary accommodation.

This isn’t limited to Croydon but is a nationwide problem: figures released in a government report last week show that in the … Read More »