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Jerry’s story: ready for a fresh start but with nowhere to go

Just imagine… You’ve struggled with addiction since your teens. You lost everything, became homeless, got support, went through rehab. After years of commitment and hard ...
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Cheryl’s story: why a lack of social and affordable housing in Oxfordshire is contributing to the housing crisis

As the county’s largest provider of supported accommodation for people experiencing homelessness, Homeless Oxfordshire is acutely aware of the pressures facing local authorities, statutory services ...
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Joint open letter from Homeless Oxfordshire, Aspire Oxfordshire, and Connection Support to Home Secretary, Suella Braverman

Dear Home Secretary, Homeless Oxfordshire, Aspire Oxfordshire, and Connection Support refute your recent comments regarding homelessness, are saddened by your ill-informed choice of language that ...
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Unfair Britain

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Re: criticism to re-open night-shelters

In principle, we believe that everything should be done to ensure that people have a safe space to sleep in extreme weather. However, night shelters ...
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No home or abusive home? The life or death decision.

Recently we spotted a great story about three survivors of domestic abuse who began a furniture project to provide women with furnishings who might have ...
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The ‘wicked problem’ of homelessness

What does it mean and what can you do? A ‘wicked problem’ has lots of causes. It’s a problem that is difficult to describe and doesn’t have a simple solution. It can’t be solved by ...
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Homeless Veterans

…It’s not just somewhere they can come in and shelter. It’s somewhere where there is information available.” – John, ex-serviceman.   As Armed Forces Day 2020 ...
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