Homelessness is a complicated issue. It has no single cause and no single solution. Everyone who seeks our help has their own reason for doing so, and their own unique story to tell. This section of our websites aims to answer some common questions and challenge some common stereotypes.
What is homelessness?
People experiencing homelessness are not “The Homeless” and should not be viewed as a homogenous group. They are individuals experiencing varying crises.
Rough sleeping is the most visible and extreme form of homelessness. But most people who are homeless will never sleep rough.
Types of homelessness
There is more to homelessness than meets the eye. There are even different types of homelessness. Learn more here.
Causes of homelessness
People who become homeless reach a point of crisis – a tipping point at which they are unable to control their future.
Everything we do is centered around the needs of the people we exist to support. We hope that you find inspiration in their stories.
What to do if you are homeless
Many homeless people do not get the help they need and are entitled to for one simple reason: they don’t ask for it. But help is at hand no matter how bad your situation appears.