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Tuesday 21 November 2017
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Decorated lounge area

Volunteers from the international law firm Bird & Bird recently spent a day completing a makeover of a Thames Reach supported housing property in West Hampstead. The 18 volunteers completely transformed the garden and communal lounge of the property which is home to 13 formerly homeless people who get support for their mental health problems.

Thames Reach trainees rejuvenate Southwark Council resource centre

Thames Reach MIMO trainee Hugh Carlin at work on the Southwark Council resource centre

Trainees from a painting and decorating training scheme helping formerly homeless people get their lives back on track, have rejuvenated a busy Southwark Council resource centre. The make-over was undertaken by Thames Reach’s Moving In Moving On (MIMO) project which will be based at the new Employment Academy in Camberwell when it opens later this year.

Charity and NHS join forces to help Hackney’s homeless with award-winning project

An NHS worker at the Greenhouse Walk-in centre

The homelessness charity Thames Reach has joined forces with NHS North East London and the City to deliver a unique award-winning service providing homeless people in Hackney and East London with free health, housing and welfare advice. he Hackney-based Greenhouse Walk-in centre is one of three pioneering projects nominated to receive one of the Andy Ludlow Awards, the UK’s leading homelessness awards.

Olympian effort rewarded

Mark Smith, who has been commended by the Mayor of Greenwich for his services to the community

A charity worker from Thames Reach’s London Street Rescue service has been commended by the Mayor of the Royal Borough of Greenwich for his services to the community. Mark Smith, an outreach worker, was nominated by members of the public for his work in helping over 30 rough sleepers off the streets of the Olympic borough and into accommodation over the past year.

Campaign launched to target begging in Lambeth

Lambeth begging poster

Thames Reach has joined forces with Lambeth Council to launch an advertising campaign educating the public on the links between begging and the use of heroin, crack cocaine and alcohol. The campaign posters depict the outlined body of a dead person made from the coins thrown to him by the public - with the headline ‘Are you killing with kindness?’

World Homeless Day 2012

World Homeless Day 2012
Thames Reach is calling on the public to help raise money in aid of some of London’s most vulnerable people to mark World Homeless Day on Wednesday, 10 October. The money will be used to fund schemes helping the people that Thames Reach works with every year. Thames Reach helps men and women to find somewhere settled to live, address the problems that have led to them becoming homeless, develop the skills to find work and rebuild links with families and friends.



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