News

This is where we keep you up to date with all of our news, share case studies and opinions.

 

19th March

Our Rough Diamond Ball is back for 2019

Our 5th Rough Diamond Ball will take place on Thursday 10th May at the Hilton City Leeds and, much like previous years, we have a great evening planned for you all.

1st March

Navigating universal credit

I’m sure you’ve heard a lot about universal credit in the news. Universal credit combines six benefits, including housing benefit, tax credits and jobseeker’s allowance, into one monthly payment. Universal credit has now been rolled out in Leeds and Bradford, creating many difficulties for our service users.

15th February

Supporting rough sleepers with no recourse to public funds

Our team in Leeds have been working with several individuals who have no recourse to public funds (NRPF). So what does this mean? NRPF can be imposed on individuals from the European Economic Area. They may be prevented from claiming welfare benefits, homelessness assistance, housing allocation and even access to emergency accommodation.

14th February

Loneliness on the Streets

"It can seem like you have people around you on the streets during the day but at some point you're always left on your own with only your own thoughts. When you're suffering with depression in these time it is so much worse."