Homeless Oxfordshire News

Being homeless isn’t a crime

20th April 2021

Did you know that rough sleeping can still be deemed a criminal activity and rough sleepers can be fined up to £1000?! We’d like to think that attitudes towards homelessness…

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Launching our Impact Report 2019-2020

6th April 2021

For over 30 years, we have been providing people with the skills they need so that they can move on in their journeys out of homelessness. Our Impact Report 2019-2020…

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Busy Bea Helps Homeless Oxfordshire…

1st April 2021

Every so often, we are lucky enough to be contacted by remarkable boys and girls who want to help us by raising funds. That’s why we are incredibly grateful to…

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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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Homelessness affects lots of different people. Some people become homeless because they have experienced mental health problems, drug or alcohol misuse, domestic violence or abuse, unemployment or family breakdown. Yet, there are still a lot of misconceptions about homelessness that are based on faulty thinking or understanding.

First of all, not all homeless people live on the streets.
An homeless person is someone who has no permanent home or address.
They may sleep on the street, in disused buildings, or in night shelters and other temporary accommodation, but they might also be ‘sofa surfing’ on friends' floors.

Help us offer them a better future! ☀️

By donating, you are supporting our clients to move out of homelessness and back to an independent life.
Join us www.homelessoxfordshire.uk/support-us/donate

#homelessnessawareness #oxfordshire #oxford #homelessness #nonprofit #charityUK #bicester #banbury
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Homelessness affects lots of different people. Some people become homeless because they have experienced mental health problems, drug or alcohol misuse, domestic violence or abuse, unemployment or family breakdown. Yet, there are still a lot of misconceptions about homelessness that are based on faulty thinking or understanding.

First of all, not all homeless people live on the streets.
An homeless person is someone who has no permanent home or address.
They may sleep on the street, in disused buildings, or in night shelters and other temporary accommodation, but they might also be ‘sofa surfing’ on friends floors.

Help us offer them a better future! ☀️

By donating, you are supporting our clients to move out of homelessness and back to an independent life.
Join us www.homelessoxfordshire.uk/support-us/donate

#homelessnessawareness #oxfordshire #oxford #homelessness #nonprofit #charityUK #bicester #banbury

☕ Celebrate this Afternoon Tea Week with Homeless Oxfordshire! ☕

In this sunny weather, why not host your own tea party and help raise funds for charity?
You can find a lot of helpful resources on our website to help you organise a wonderful party and invite your family, friends, and neighbours! 💐
loom.ly/FGsjQGM

#homelessnessawareness #homelesscharity #Oxfordshire #oxford #homelessness #nonprofit #charityuk #bicester #banbury #fundraising
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☕ Celebrate this Afternoon Tea Week with Homeless Oxfordshire! ☕

In this sunny weather, why not host your own tea party and help raise funds for charity?
You can find a lot of helpful resources on our website to help you organise a wonderful party and invite your family, friends, and neighbours! 💐
https://loom.ly/FGsjQGM

#homelessnessawareness #homelesscharity #oxfordshire #oxford #homelessness #nonprofit #charityUK #bicester #banbury #fundraising

Over the next few days, the Met Office is forecasting high day and night time temperatures 🔥🔥🔥

🥵 High temperature can affect anyone, but people experiencing homelessness are at particular risk of dehydration, heat exhaustion, heatstroke and sunburn.

🏠 Homeless Oxfordshire will be opening the doors of O’Hanlon House, from today to Friday 12th, to anyone sleeping rough who needs to get out of the extreme temperatures.
The Outreach team will provide water, cups and sunscreen to people on the streets.

😖 If you are concerned about someone who is experiencing rough sleeping, contact the St Mungo’s OxSPOT team.
To give details about someone experiencing rough sleeping – including their location – call OxSPOT during office hours on 07590 862049 / 01865 416044 or email Outreach.Oxford@mungos.org

You can also report a concern through the StreetLink website or app, or by calling 0300 500 0914 during its daily rounds.

Thank you and stay safe! 🌞

#thanks #homeless #homelessawareness #homelesscharity #oxfordshire #oxford #banbury #bicester #supportcharity #homelessness #nonprofit #helpingothers #endinghomelessness #charityUK
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Over the next few days, the Met Office is forecasting high day and night time temperatures 🔥🔥🔥

🥵 High temperature can affect anyone, but people experiencing homelessness are at particular risk of dehydration, heat exhaustion, heatstroke and sunburn. 

🏠 Homeless Oxfordshire will be opening the doors of O’Hanlon House, from today to Friday 12th, to anyone sleeping rough who needs to get out of the extreme temperatures. 
The Outreach team will provide water, cups and sunscreen to people on the streets. 

😖 If you are concerned about someone who is experiencing rough sleeping, contact the St Mungo’s OxSPOT team.
To give details about someone experiencing rough sleeping – including their location – call OxSPOT during office hours on 07590 862049 / 01865 416044 or email Outreach.Oxford@mungos.org

You can also report a concern through the StreetLink website or app, or by calling 0300 500 0914 during its daily rounds.

Thank you and stay safe! 🌞

#thanks #homeless #homelessawareness #homelesscharity #oxfordshire #oxford #banbury #bicester #supportcharity #homelessness #nonprofit #helpingothers #endinghomelessness #charityUK

-60 days to Homeless Oxfordshire’s biggest event of the year!✨🌃

October 8th
🌃The Big Sleep Out 2022!🌃

A night sleeping out so others don’t have to.

We aim to raise awareness of issues around homelessness and the support available to those affected in our county.

Watch this space for regular updates and information about the Big Sleep Out 2022 and other events. Email sleepout@homelessoxfordshire.uk if you want to learn more about it or want to help raise money for our charity.
#BigSleepOut

#homelessnessawareness #homelesscharity #oxfordshire #oxford #homelessness #nonprofit #charityUK #bicester #banbury #fundraising
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-60 days to Homeless Oxfordshire’s biggest event of the year!✨🌃

October 8th
🌃The Big Sleep Out 2022!🌃

A night sleeping out so others don’t have to.

We aim to raise awareness of issues around homelessness and the support available to those affected in our county.

Watch this space for regular updates and information about the Big Sleep Out 2022 and other events. Email sleepout@homelessoxfordshire.uk if you want to learn more about it or want to help raise money for our charity.
#BigSleepOut

#homelessnessawareness #homelesscharity #oxfordshire #oxford #homelessness #nonprofit #charityUK #bicester #banbury #fundraising

Any tea-lovers here? ☕
Celebrate with us this Afternoon Tea Week from August 8th to 14th.

Did you know…
☕ Afternoon Tea is a tea-related ritual, introduced in Britain in the early 1840s. It evolved as a mini meal to stem the hunger and anticipation of an evening meal at 8 pm.

Why not host your own tea party and help raise funds for Homeless Oxfordshire?
Visit our website for more information: loom.ly/FGsjQGM

#homelessnessawareness #homelesscharity #Oxfordshire #oxford #homelessness #nonprofit #charityuk #bicester #banbury #fundraising
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Any tea-lovers here? ☕
Celebrate with us this Afternoon Tea Week from August 8th to 14th.

Did you know…
☕ Afternoon Tea is a tea-related ritual, introduced in Britain in the early 1840s. It evolved as a mini meal to stem the hunger and anticipation of an evening meal at 8 pm.

Why not host your own tea party and help raise funds for Homeless Oxfordshire?
Visit our website for more information: https://loom.ly/FGsjQGM

#homelessnessawareness #homelesscharity #oxfordshire #oxford #homelessness #nonprofit #charityUK #bicester #banbury #fundraising
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There are a lot of misconceptions about homelessness.

First of all, not all homeless people live on the streets 🏠
They may sleep in disused buildings, in night shelters or other temporary accommodation, like a friend's sofa.

#homelessnessawareness #homelesscharity #oxfordshire

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