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Text to Donate to Doorstep

Donating to Doorstep just got easier. We now have a text to donate facility set up which means you can donate to Doorstep with one simple text message. If you would like to donate via text simply text DSTP18 and the amount you would like to donate. e.g: Text DSTP18 £10 or DSTP18 £5 to […]

Help a Hungry Child with StreetSmart

We’re really pleased to have been featured in both the The Independent and the Evening Standard today. The Article tells the story of one of our service users and provides an insight in to the realities of being homeless in London in 2017 with two small children. We are so very grateful for the all […]

Helping one another is a piece of cake

Homelessness has been shown to negatively impact on children’s lives in a variety of ways such as being associated with poor school attendance and performance or by increasing the risk of physical and mental health problems. However, it can also have a negative impact on other, softer, aspects of children’s lives that may sometimes be […]

Highly relevant Guardian article – Record numbers left homeless after eviction by private landlords in England

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/sep/28/eviction-by-private-landlord-making-record-numbers-homeless-in-uk Record numbers left homeless after eviction by private landlords in England End of an assured shorthold tenancy cited by nearly a third of newly homeless households, figures show  Patrick Butler  Social policy editor  Wednesday 28 September 201616.15 BST Record numbers of families are becoming homeless after being evicted by private landlords and finding themselves unable […]