Golfers raise £6000 for Homeless Oxfordshire

Golf enthusiasts from local businesses took to the fairways at Studley Wood Golf Club near Barton in Oxford recently to raise money for Homeless Oxfordshire, helping support people experiencing homelessness. 10 teams of four golfers from companies such as Go Further Consulting, A-Plan, Unipart, and Michael Page enjoyed perfect weather conditions to play their 18…

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Nigel’s Story


I had always been a heavy drinker in my life, but it had never caused me any real issues. I was living with my father, who was diagnosed with cancer, which was about 10 years ago now. Sadly, he died because of it. I had to watch him go through all of that, it was…

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Oxfordshire housing and homelessness organisations launch Homelessness Alliance to prevent and resolve homelessness

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Six housing and homelessness organisations, local councils and the Lived Experience Advisory Forum (LEAF) in Oxfordshire have collaborated to create the ‘Oxfordshire Homelessness Alliance’, as a new partnership of commissioned services embarking on a ground-breaking programme of work, to prevent and resolve homelessness in Oxfordshire. The Alliance providers – Aspire, A2Dominion, Connection Support, Elmore Community…

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Homelessness and Mental Health

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Mental health issues combined with homelessness can have a major impact on individuals, families and communities. While for many, homelessness may still seem like something abstract, the truth is, it can happen to anyone. People end up homeless (having no permanent home or address) after running out of all other options, while some may sleep…

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Fundraising: helping people out of homelessness in our area

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Fundraising is a vital part of Homeless Oxfordshire and, with government funding at its lowest, our fundraisers help us to make a difference in homeless people’s lives every day, by raising money for a good cause. Every single penny helps to feed, clothe, educate and house Oxfordshire’s homeless.   But it’s not just about the…

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Volunteers’ Week 2022 at Homeless Oxfordshire

Volunteers Week takes place the first week of June, from 1st to 7th, every year. It is a special opportunity for the UK to celebrate volunteers and say a big thank you for their generosity and kindness. Volunteering is such an essential part of Homeless Oxfordshire. You offer additional support to staff, and let our…

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National Gardening Week 2022: Mental Health and The Benefits of Gardening

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During the National Gardening Week (2nd-8th May) and the Mental Health Awareness Week (9th-15th May), we want to raise awareness about the benefits of gardening on mental health for our clients, and our supporters too. There is something we all have in common: as well as our physical health, good mental health is of paramount…

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Busting Myths about Homelessness in Oxford

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Busting Myths about Homelessness in Oxford 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. Busting these…

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Our mission to support women in 2022

Homeless woman stood against wall

This year, we’re focusing on supporting women through our services. In the past year, we’ve seen a 40% increase in women accessing our services, which shows we’re facing a crisis when it comes to women becoming homeless and being able to access the right support. In this post, we’re sharing more about how we’re planning…

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