Homeless Oxfordshire News

Homeless Oxfordshire Book Club

4th March 2021

This is the news we’ve been itching to announce… we have launched our very own online Book Club, which has also been named one of the ‘Editors Picks’ for this…

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Harry – Client at the Vineyard

2nd March 2021

Please note these responses were taken from a phone interview with Harry* on 1st March 2021. Harry’s answers are as close to the original as possible. Small grammatical changes have…

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Homeless Oxfordshire selected as Oxford SU RAG beneficiary

13th February 2021

We are thrilled to have been chosen by Oxford Raise and Give (RAG) as one of two local charities to receive up to £10,000! We were chosen by students during…

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The Oxfordshire Rough Sleeping Charter

25th January 2021

What is the Oxfordshire Rough Sleeping Charter? It is a partnership of the many organisations working within Oxfordshire to end rough sleeping for good. “To ensure that nobody sleeps rough on our…

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Last week, we interviewed a current client, Harry*. He said that sometimes, he has found it hard to understand the letters he receives. With our support, that's no longer the case!
Exactly the reason why improving #literacy is crucial to enabling independence in homeless adults.

Improving literacy among our client base is one of our priorities, which is why we're implementing a new reading library for our clients to enjoy! Your donations and book club subscriptions will be invested in doing all we can to help people like Harry regain their independence, by making sure they have good literacy skills.

homelessoxfordshire.uk/2021/03/02/interview-with-current-client-harry/

#homelessnessuk #adultliteracy #improvingadultliteracy #homelessness #readingchangeslives #education
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Last week, we interviewed a current client, Harry*. He said that sometimes, he has found it hard to understand the letters he receives. With our support, thats no longer the case! 
Exactly the reason why improving #literacy is crucial to enabling independence in homeless adults. 

Improving literacy among our client base is one of our priorities, which is why were implementing a new reading library for our clients to enjoy! Your donations and book club subscriptions will be invested in doing all we can to help people like Harry regain their independence, by making sure they have good literacy skills. 

https://homelessoxfordshire.uk/2021/03/02/interview-with-current-client-harry/

#HomelessnessUK #AdultLiteracy #ImprovingAdultLiteracy #Homelessness #ReadingChangesLives #Education

So we know we've talked A LOT about our Book Club recently, but you might be wondering about our rationale behind it and also why there's a cost involved. 🧐

homelessoxfordshire.uk/book-club/

Often, poor literacy is a major barrier to someone gaining the support they need and it can even be a contributing factor to someone becoming homeless in the first place due to challenges in securing work. 😟

🟠 £4.99 is all we need to buy a new book to put in our reading library for our clients. 📖

🟠 £10.99 can buy educational books to help enhance someone's literacy skills, which is crucial to them gaining independence. 🙋‍♂️

For a monthly donation of either £4.99 or £10.99, you'll be giving yourself a chance to join a community of book lovers who are also passionate about improving literacy rates among adults who are experiencing homelessness 🤝

Please do tell your friends, family and colleagues and we can make a real difference to people's literacy skills in #oxfordshire! #literacyskills #literacymatters #improvingliteracyrates #homelessness #homelessliteracy
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So we know weve talked A LOT about our Book Club recently, but  you might be wondering about our rationale behind it and also why theres a cost involved. 🧐

https://homelessoxfordshire.uk/book-club/

Often, poor literacy is a major barrier to someone gaining the support they need and it can even be a contributing factor to someone becoming homeless in the first place due to challenges in securing work. 😟
 
🟠  £4.99 is all we need to buy a new book to put in our reading library for our clients. 📖

🟠  £10.99 can buy educational books to help enhance someones literacy skills, which is crucial to them gaining independence. 🙋‍♂️ 

For a monthly donation of either £4.99 or £10.99, youll be giving yourself a chance to join a community of book lovers who are also passionate about improving literacy rates among adults who are experiencing homelessness 🤝

Please do tell your friends, family and colleagues and we can make a real difference to peoples literacy skills in #Oxfordshire! #LiteracySkills #LiteracyMatters #ImprovingLiteracyRates #Homelessness #HomelessLiteracy

This #ThankYouThursday we want to say THANK YOU to 53 Quantum Ltd and Peppermint Mortgage Services who became our most recent partners. We're so excited to work with you and do some fantastic things for our community!
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#gratitude #homelessoxfordshire #charitypartners #homelessnessuk
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Last week, we interviewed a current client, Harry*. He said that sometimes, he has found it hard to understand the letters he receives. With our support, that's no longer the case! Exactly the reason why improving #literacy is crucial to independence: https://homelessoxfordshire.uk/2021/03/02/interview-with-current-client-harry/

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