Donate to help rough sleepers
It’s often tempting to give cash directly to people living on the street though, it is better to donate towards the right expert support. Many of those we assist towards getting a roof over their head or general support have issues that may make it harder for them to sustain a tenancy and they sometimes need the assistance of the following professional and partner agencies.
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Bognor Housing Trust provides high quality short-term, supportive housing for single homeless people; we empower clients to access mainstream social and economic activity and enable clients to access local services. We support clients to move on to more independent, stable, suitable accommodation. We gratefully welcome donations for our residents. Clothing, dry food goods and toiletries are always useful to those that come to us with nothing. We welcome financial donations towards our ‘moving on’ fund – helping clients set up a home when they leave us for more settled accommodation. https://www.bognorhousingtrust.org.uk/
Stonepillow supports hundreds of homeless and vulnerable people each year. Throughout our services we are committed to providing a journey towards recovery, but we cannot continue to provide this without your help. We rely on our local community to help by giving regular donations of food and clothing and time by volunteering to support one of our projects. These are all vital to the continuing success of Stonepillow. You can become part of the solution to homelessness by supporting Stonepillow and the work we do. https://stonepillow.org.uk/how-to-help/
“Everyone should have a place to call home. At Turning Tides, we know anyone’s life can unravel into homelessness. So, we bring together compassionate individuals and organisations to work tirelessly to transform the lives of people in our local community and to change perceptions of homelessness. We provide a warm, safe space to listen to anyone who comes to us for help. Local people experiencing homelessness are supported and empowered to become confident and find the strength and belief in themselves to create a brighter future. As a charity, we cannot do this without the support of our community – whether it be financial, volunteering or donations of food or goods. Together we can make a difference and end homelessness where you live. To help, please go to https://www.turning-tides.org.uk
Our church leaders are committed to transforming the lives of people in their community and meeting the immediate needs of people who have to sleep rough or on the streets. The Salvation Army works with some of the most disadvantaged people in our communities; including homeless people, older people, unemployed people, those suffering from drug and alcohol addiction, as well as victims of human trafficking and major emergencies. With your support we can help transform lives.
Nobody in our local communities should have to face going hungry. That’s why we provide three days’ nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to local people who are referred to us in crisis. Littlehampton and District Foodbank and Bognor Regis Foodbanks are part of a nationwide network of foodbanks, supported by The Trussell Trust, working to combat poverty and hunger across the UK. Click on the links to see how you can donate food, money or your time.
We aim to support a population of vulnerable women who are characterised by a range of issues including histories of physical, emotional and sexual abuse, drug and alcohol addiction, trauma, and mental health problems. We also support women who may be having a difficult time in their lives – a recent loss such as bereavement, suffering poverty from unemployment, relationship breakdown, a victim of crime, accident or illness/disability.
How do we help?
GENERAL SERVICES: advice, support, training and workshops for all women, emergency provisions such as toiletries, sanitary & food/clothing vouchers
STRONGER FUTURES: support for women who are living with or are in recovery of domestic abuse, risk assessment, safety planning and more.
STEP FORWARD: increasing women’s employability with mentoring and support
To donate (We always welcome toiletries) – our new website will be up and running by start of November www.mysistershouse.info but our social media is thriving and very popular www.facebook.com/mysistershouseuk Interested in volunteering – please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or do drop in.
Radio Respect is a community online radio station and Vinyl record shop based in Bognor Regis dedicated to mental health and wellbeing. We offer a peer support service for anyone suffering with mental health issues and provide work experience, confidence building and aim to reduce the stigma and isolation surrounding poor mental health. Radio Respect works in partnership with Bognor Regis Job Centre and Change, Grow, Live along with other local agencies.
To donate or find out more please contact us via our website:
Grandad’s Front Room is a Community Support Shop whose aim is to support local families and individuals through actions that make a difference. It’s is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company (CIC). We operate with the sole intention of helping others who need help, for free. We do this by: welcoming our community and giving to our community – whether it is recycled furniture, making referrals to the food bank, we try to help as many people as needed in whatever way we can.
Please also see other organisations that support homeless and vulnerable people in Arun here: A to Z of Arun Homeless services.pdf [pdf] 503KB
Please also see our: Christmas contact list for homeless.pdf [pdf] 1MB