Category: Blog

  • COVID 19 response for the street homeless population in London

    On 11 March 2020, Museum of Homelessness working with Streets Kitchen, Islington Council and the Mildmay Hospital called upon the Government to provide urgent funding to the Mildmay hospital to support the street homeless population in response to the ongoing situation with the coronavirus (COVID 19) outbreak.

  • #StreetsFest – Health & Wellbeing event on Tuesday 10 September

    Streets Fest 2019

    Streets Kitchen, Haringey Council and Islington Council are working in solidarity again to host ‘Streets Fest’ for the second year. The event is happening in Finsbury Park on Tuesday 10th September 2019 from 2-8pm – bringing together all essential services for the homeless…

  • Kilburn Streets Kitchen launches on Friday evenings

    Streets Kitchen, a grassroots organisation working across the UK to help the homeless community, has brought its outreach service to Kilburn High Road. After launching last week, the volunteers will be in the area every Friday night to provide homeless people with food and clothing…

  • Sparky has gone. RIP Mark Anthony Borrett

    There’s no easy way to say this but our good friend, comrade and indeed family member Sparky Anthony has passed away recently in London. We are not sure of all the details as yet, so please no speculation.

  • Here are just some 367 names of the 799 homeless deaths in last eighteen months.

    The Bureau of Investigative Journalists logged 799 people who died homeless across the UK in the last 18 months. We have 367 where we can name them. 61 where we agreed to anonymise And 327 where we don’t know the name.

  • Enough is Enough: #NoMoreDeathsOn OurStreets Vigil 15/3 6pm

    Hundreds of people have died homeless across the UK in the last year. Every single one is a death too many. We will be meeting outside 10 Downing Street on 15 March at 6pm

  • Ground breaking grassroots night shelter opens in former industrial site

    Charities, community groups, the Mayor of London and local councils are coming together to open an innovative new winter night shelter to help people with nowhere to sleep in Camden and Islington this winter, with the opening of The Glass House: a ‘liminal’ space project. The project will be run for three months in a…

  • Camden: Enough is Enough, 12 Nov 6pm: #NoMoreDeathsOnOurStreets

    After another needless tragic ‘homeless’ death on the streets of #Camden, just how many deaths is it going to take before a local emergency is recognised & dealt with?

  • London Winter Shelters list 2018/19

    A range of Winter Shelters (or cold weather shelters) operate in London each winter. Some open just for a week over Christmas, others are open for several months. They vary in size from about 10 to 30-40 spaces, although Crisis at Christmas accommodates several hundred people.

  • Annual service of commemoration at St Martin-in-the-Fields, Thursday 8 November 11 a.m.

    The names of homeless and formerly homeless people, who have died over the last year in London, will be remembered at the annual service of commemoration at St Martin-in-the-Fields on: Thursday, 8 November at 11am. All are welcome to attend. Please download the poster to circulate to colleagues or print out for your notice boards.