Homeless

Refugees: Modelling a loving response

Photo: kevin-buckert-unsplash The atrocious situation in Ukraine has brought the awful plight of refugees close to home. These are people from Central and Eastern Europe that are being displaced by Russian military intervention. Nearly 4m people have been displaced, either internally in Ukraine or to neighbouring countries. The response of the British public has been …

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How does gambling affect family and friends?

I recently attended a seminar about gambling-related financial harm, hosted by GamCare. This blog focuses on the devastating impacts gambling addictions can have on family, friends, and colleagues. I will use the term ‘affected others’ to represent those most impacted by someone who is addicted to gambling. It is estimated that up to 6 affected …

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What happened at the national Homelessness Impact Forum?

I attended the Homeless Impact Forum #Impactforum2022, hosted by Centre for Homeless Impact on 27 January 2022, so thought I would share some of the pearls of wisdom. Homelessness remains a significant issue in many communities. For many it is hard to access subsidised long term housing support. For others there is too limited an …

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