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Our members asked us to dedicate 1% of our pre-tax profits to good causes to help people find a place fit to call home. And we've done exactly that. Here are the successful organisations that received a Nationwide Community Grant.
Those who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless are supported whilst they transition into new accommodation, so they can become independent.
Providing housing support for young people in its own specially converted accommodation in Aylesbury.
Expanding its supported accommodation for those who at risk of homelessness in Charnwood.
Helping those with complex needs settle into the private rented sector, learn how to maintain their tenancy and become more independent in Dacorum.
Working directly with clients in Bedford to improve their mental health, wellbeing and skills level and thus reduce the risk of future homelessness.
Expanding its Homeshare scheme to provide services such as light housework, shopping and gardening for its clients.
Working with local authorities and landlords in Bedford, it’s helping find appropriate and safe accommodation for its clients.
Based in Surrey Heath, it’s expanding its services to prevent and end homelessness in the Borough.
Providing families with housing advise for those experiencing domestic abuse across Windsor & Maidenhead, South Bucks and Slough.
It’s running a supported housing/lease scheme, working with both landlords and tenants in Warwickshire.
By supporting people find and maintaining a good tenancy, it’s seen employability, health and wellbeing improve.
Building relationships with local landlords so it can provide appropriate accommodation for those who are homeless.
Providing advice for women moving on from its refuge so they can take control and develop their lives for the future.
Working across Bristol, Bath and South Gloucestershire, 50 new homes for vulnerable people at affordable rents are being created.
Establishing a co-living model in Bristol to bring together young people who have experienced homelessness alongside university students and public sector key workers.
Refurbishing derelict and empty homes in South East Cornwall for local communities.
Giving young people in Devon a temporary home and a programme of support to help them move on to more permanent accommodation.
Based in Dorset, several of the charity’s residents are being supported out of sheltered housing and into their own private independent accommodation.
Setting up rental house-shares so that former homeless companions can move on from supported housing.
Providing affordable, long-term supported accommodation for young people aged 16-29.
A HealthBus is offering GP, nursing and other health related services for people sleeping rough in Bournemouth.
This is a joint project with local authorities to help the most vulnerable rough sleepers across Northern Devon find accommodation.
Providing move on properties for people who have a history of homelessness in Southampton.
Supporting landlords to provide more rented accommodation and providing wrap-around support to street-attached people.
Providing former homeless people in the area with practical and emotional support so they can live independently.
Helping the most vulnerable to move from sleeping on the streets through to sustainable accommodation.
It’s building shower facilities for the homeless, as well as providing them with a place to launder their clothes.
Preventing people from becoming homeless and ending up sofa surfing or rough sleeping.
Supporting people out of homelessness and unemployment by giving them somewhere to live and work.
Providing year-round help to those at risk of homelessness in Thanet find solutions before they are left with nowhere to live.
Supporting young people to live independently and achieve their work/learning ambitions in Sussex and Surrey.
It’s opening a shop in Walton High Street for clients/ landlords/the public to come in and discuss their housing needs.
A day centre for the homeless in the centre of Maidstone is run by the charity, providing facilities and support services.
Extending its Nextstep project for young people leaving its accommodation and for under 30s in housing difficulty.
Providing support and accommodation for homeless young women, pregnant or with children experiencing a time of crisis.
Preventing homelessness caused by arguments and quarrels resulting in people being evicted or choosing to leave their home.
Providing specialist advice for domestic abuse survivors and their families in Brighton to enable them to access suitable, safe housing.
Refurbishing accommodation in Blackpool for those who have experienced homelessness and successfully completed a programme of resettlement.
Its shared accommodation in Liverpool provides a bridging period between homelessness to independent accommodation.
Providing tenancy support to young people in the community in Preston and South Ribble.
Working in partnership with private landlords in North East Lincolnshire to house vulnerable people by setting up tenancies and providing support.
It wants to offer more than just houses for the local community so that it feels like the best place to live.
Working with vulnerable young people in Sheffield, placing them in their own home and providing them with a network of support.
Extending its reach to other areas of Knowsley to provide housing advice and support, working in partnership with Knowsley Youth Mutual.
Piloting a project in Rochdale and Bolton for households to choose their own tenancy length.
Opening a housing project to provide intensive emotional and practical support for women released from prison.
Helping people into and maintaining supported accommodation in Bradford.
Enabling vulnerable women/children in Calderdale to re-build their lives by providing access to suitable housing with holistic support.
Working with tenants and landlords in Southend-on-Sea to mediate where possible to prevent evictions.
Providing young people leaving care in Barking and Dagenham with skills and training to avoid homelessness.
Helping those who have experienced domestic abuse in South Essex and Thurrock move on from its refuges into the community.
Providing a home and support to victims of modern slavery to enable survivors to build a new life.
To help the homeless in Cambridge, it’s providing housing support so they can successfully transition into their own homes.
Helping young people who have experienced significant life challenges into private rented accommodation in Great Yarmouth.
Increasing supported accommodation to provide affordable homes to the people who use its day centre in North Essex.
Housing those who have experienced domestic abuse in Harlow into permanent homes with support to help them move forward.
Extending Colchester Housing Intervention Project into the neighbouring borough of Tendring.
Providing housing advice and advocacy so that families and the most vulnerable have a roof over their heads.
Working with private sector landlords to provide accommodation for vulnerable individuals in Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk.
Helping those who are struggling with complex debt and housing issues in Haverhill, Suffolk.
Delivering advice and home visits for housebound people to support them to live independently at home for longer.
Working with churches across Waltham Forest, it provides shelter services and support, such as housing and GP access, for the homeless.
Working to secure three new properties from private landlords in Southwark, to be offered to young women as move on accommodation.
Working with Brunel University on a Safe Lodger Scheme to support vulnerable older people into shared lodgings.
Supporting “Project Woolmead” a transformed multi-occupancy house for vulnerable homeless young people aged 18 -25.
Refurbishing shared accommodation around Stoke Newington for disadvantaged adults to provide them with secure tenancies.
Helping single homeless adults in Newham move back into independent living.
Supporting Asian women experiencing domestic abuse in Waltham Forest through advice and resettlement support.
Supporting tenants to cope with and address problems affecting their tenancy, as well as supporting landlords in East London.
Supporting referrals of patients who have health problems relating to their poor living conditions out of Central Middlesex Hospital.
Supporting homeless people in Westminster with debt problems or difficulty handling their finances through drop-in sessions and workshops.
Supporting the most vulnerable homeless people back into accommodation in West London, thereby improving their physical and mental health.
Crisis Skylight Edinburgh works side by side with homeless people to help them rebuild their lives.
Elderly Accommodation Counsel is partnering with Housing Options Scotland to help older people in Scotland live independently for longer.
Housing First for Youth in West Lothian provides permanent homes and high-intensity support for vulnerable young people leaving care.
Independent Living Support works across Dumfries and Galloway to support people from ‘simply surviving’ to ‘actively thriving’.
Aberdeen Cyrenians' Drop in Service provides a lifeline to hundreds of people each year affected by homelessness.
Glasgow’s Helping Heroes is a service for veterans and their families, supporting them in employment, training and housing.
Positive Action’s Rooms for Refugees helps destitute/homeless refugees access stable shelter and escape destitution and rebuild their lives in Glasgow and Edinburgh.
Our Island Home, created by Rural Housing Scotland, helps island communities create affordable housing options for young homeless people.
Positive Steps in Dundee works with individuals who have a wide range of potential barriers to sustain independent living.
GISDA provides accommodation, support, opportunities and alternative education to homeless and vulnerable young people in North West Wales.
Dewis provides support services for young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in Neath Port Talbot.
Home Start Cardiff provides training and support for homeless families in life skills, so they can thrive in their own homes.
Eden Gate in Newport helps those who are vulnerable, either because they have no home or because they’re trapped by drugs and/or alcohol.
Age Cymru Sir Gar provides flexible, practical volunteer support at home, aiding independent living for people aged over 50.
SYSHP supports young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in Swansea, helping them to live independently.
Llamau believes that no young person should have to sleep rough, be that on the streets or as a sofa surfer.
Shelter Cymru believes a home is a fundamental right, essential to the health and well-being of people and communities.
Action for Children works across Fermanagh and Omagh, supporting young people to tackle the underlying issues which can lead to homelessness.
Depaul supports those at risk of homelessness in Belfast and Derry by connecting them to communities and helping them remain in their homes.
EastSide Partnership and The Holding Partnership are developing a housing lab in East Belfast for the creation of new housing ideas with young residents.
Family Mediation Northern Ireland and MACs will provide a mediation service ‘Connect Family’ for young people who are homeless due to family breakdown.
Fermanagh Women’s Aid provides support for homeless or at risk families, directly caused by domestic and sexual violence safety issues.
L’Arche Belfast is a community centred around adults with learning disabilities, providing housing support services and community engagement projects.
The Cedar Foundation’s Living Options services supports individuals with disabilities increase their independence and includes supported living, residential care and housing support.
With a vision of a society where everyone has a home, Simon Community NI supports those who are homeless.
Vineyard Compassion provides short/medium term housing for people at risk of homelessness, supporting clients while living on their own, but moving towards independence.
Black Country Women’s Aid supports victims of violence in the West Midlands through both refuge accommodation and community-based services.
CAB Telford and Wrekin wants to keep vulnerable people safe and well in their own homes, assisting them in independent living.
SIFA Fireside provides homeless prevention for adults at immediate risk, with support to access ongoing services to achieve a safer, settled life.
YMCA Sutton Coldfield provides low support housing and wants to support care leavers who often face difficulties when living independently.
Cirencester Housing for Young People supports those who find themselves homeless, through no fault of their own.
ACTion Glos provides independent living skills to people who’ve experienced periods of homelessness and have a range of complex needs.
The Haven Wolverhampton supports women and children who are vulnerable to domestic violence, homelessness and abuse.
West Mercia Women's Aid is a domestic abuse service in the West Midlands providing safe refuge and support for victims.
SASH prevents youth homelessness throughout North and East Yorkshire through providing a safe place to stay in a volunteer's home.
My Sisters Place supports women experiencing domestic violence in Middlesbrough. It’s looking to provide them with permanent homes.
Love Barrow Families works with vulnerable families following periods of hardship. It's setting up 'Making houses into homes' project.
Crisis Skylight Newcastle finds solutions for homeless people by providing housing, health, education and employment services.
Age UK North Tyneside provides a range of support, particularly helping older people live in their own homes for longer.
Changing Lives in County Durham helps break the cycle of homelessness by supporting vulnerable people into their own homes.
Oasis Aquila Housing is opening a drop in centre in Sunderland, for those facing housing problems and homelessness, providing practical support and advice.
Action Foundation provides supported accommodation and English classes to vulnerable asylum seekers and refugees in Tyne and Wear.
Peasholme is working to end homelessness and rough sleeping; it's developing a service to help people with complex needs address their housing issues.