Working alongside @SSAFA @CardboardCitz @Providence_Row @crisis_uk “The ladder to success” event to bring together services from across the borough and sector in the hope of offering even more. The Whitechapel Mission has been serving the homeless and marginalised for over 140
Most people do get those Monday morning blues; but it’s the day our staff and volunteers look forward to most. Our advice room is open for all to access, we can help with most things that come our way, whether it
@LushLtd @truebritlondon and @RitualCosmetics supporting our “New Year, New You” Day. Of course it is always about trying to find more appropriate, affordable housing, support structures and advice and advocacy for the people on the streets and those insecurely housed.
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
Wow! What a fabulous day we had on the last Ladies Day of the year. A day packed with entertainment and food, finishing with a special visit from Mrs Claus herself. Tracy and her team from BNYMellon were the volunteers
We have had one of the most productive Ladies Day ever with the help of Volunteers from Credit Suisse and our special friends at Benfleet. This special activity was organised to raise money for the Macmillan Charity. The staff and regular
Welcome to Stewart, a salon owner in Essex, who has organised “Haircuts4 Homeless”. He encourages stylists to come together in order to visit various centres for people with no homes to make them feel good about themselves; to boost the
What a fantastic day we were treated to by the ladies of Credit Suisse and Cobella Hair salon today. Nathalie at Credit Suisse organised a French Themed day, albeit we took a little bit of a banter from our ladies
On 25 February 2016, the Department for Communities and Local Government released the autumn 2015 figures for rough sleeping. These statistics provide a snapshot figure of the number of people every local authority estimates or counts to be sleeping rough
We are looking for two volunteer teams for the Bank Holiday Mondays in May. 2nd May and 30th May. Are you able help? It is a 5:45am start! More details can be found on our website A breakfast challenge needs
A Happy Easter to all. A big thank-you has to go to Matt from Dentons who came along with his family to help serve our guests of Whitechapel Mission on a special Easter Day. Even though the clocks sprang forward
What a Breakfast Challenge we had today! – Team leader Mia, from @Clifford Chance was kept on her toes throughout the morning. The difference was in the volunteer numbers. We would normally ask for 8 people to volunteer to do
A great Breakfast Challenge completed with @royalmail and @dentons thanks to our budding chefs!
Clothing prepared for tomorrows showers by @royalmail and @dentons
A fabulous productive day here at the Whitechapel Mission today. BNY Mellon volunteers did a sterling job, Rob and his team keeping up, serving breakfast on a very busy morning. Victoria states she will be dreaming about eggs tonight after she
The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson MP is urging more people to get tested for TB as part of his campaign to raise awareness of the disease, which is more prevalent in London than any other capital in Western Europe.
As the shower refurbishment is now complete, we start on the restrooms. Funding for these works is now secured and work begins on Monday morning The toilet facilities are an important part of our service provision, and not only as a
Men’s showers are available Monday to Friday from 7:30am until 9:30am, with an opportunity to choose replacement clothing after taking a shower. We always ensure a sufficient amount of clothing in an attempt to allow individuals to pick and choose
A slight mix up this morning and volunteers were not able to make for our 6am start or aid us serving the homeless. Luckily, the younger Miller family came to the rescue and jumped out of bed at 6am to
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