All posts by Paul Hazelden

‘I just want people to feel like people again’

Life on the streets can be a tough and dehumanising experience – but one Bristol woman is seeking to challenge the bias surrounding homelessness, one cup of tea at a time.

Sarah Jade plans to open a ‘Humanitea Cafe,’ which she hopes will act as a hub for the wider community, as well as a central point with facilities, food and clothes for the city’s rough sleepers.

The concept is simple – anyone who buys a hot drink is handed a token to give to someone they think needs it, be they homeless, at risk of being homeless, or in need of help and support.

www.bristol247.com/news-and-features/people/i-just-want-people-to-feel-like-people-again/

Pioneering approaches to housing and addressing homelessness

I know Salford is a long way and this is very short notice,  but just in case anyone can go …

“This special event marks the start of a series of events to mark 21 years of the Sustainable Housing & Urban Studies Unit (SHUSU) at the University of Salford. At this event we are bringing together a number of speakers from different backgrounds to share their insights, knowledge and practice related to their contribution to housing and their views on addressing homelessness.”

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pioneering-approaches-to-housing-and-addressing-homelessness-tickets-33470073892