The journey starts with a hot breakfast

The Whitechapel Mission have been helping Londoners to help the homeless since 1876, meeting the specific needs of each man and woman who walks through our doors. First, we help the homeless by meeting immediate needs: food, shelter, clothing, and

The homelessness crisis in England: a perfect storm

Last year, 112,070 people declared themselves homeless in England – a 26% increase in four years. At the same time, the number of people sleeping rough in London grew by 75% to a staggering 6,437. Why? A £7bn cut in

Hiking 25km/16miles for Whitechapel Mission

Hi there, we are a bunch of colleagues employed by UK Payments Administration, which includes staff from Bacs, CHAPS, Cheque & Credit Clearing Company, Faster Payments, Payments Council, The UK Cards Association, Financial Fraud Action UK and the DCPCU. Each

Spotlight on the Lifeskills Centre

If our breakfasts are the “maintenance” part of our work here at The Whitechapel Mission, it’s the work done in the Lifeskills Centre that enables people to change direction and turn their lives around.  Here Sonia, our Lifeskills Worker gives

From Whitechapel Mission to Buckingham Palace

PICTURED in their posh hats after receiving his MBE at Buckingham Palace are Tony Miller, director of the Whitechapel Mission, together with his wife, Sue, and daughter Jessica. Tony, who has been connected with the Mission for 30 years, was