News

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

 

5th September

Homelessness, modern slavery and human trafficking

You may not be aware of the links between modern slavery and homelessness. It is a two-way link: people who are homeless are at risk of being exploited and victims of modern slavery and human trafficking are at risk of becoming homeless if they do not receive support and have nowhere to go after leaving safe houses.

29th August

Sleep with Simon 2019: everything you need to know

Are you taking part in this year’s Sleep with Simon? It’s our biggest fundraising event of the year and is all set to be a brilliant evening! Below we aim to answer some of the most commonly asked questions about the sleepout.

29th July

Callum: why people return to sleeping rough

Providing a place to stay is rarely the only solution for the people we support. This is because homelessness is a complex issue and access to housing is not the only solution. Our service users often return to sleeping rough after time off the streets – in a hostel, b&b or supported accommodation.

25th July

Yorkshire Choice Awards

Simon on the Streets have been chosen as the Yorkshire Choice Awards charity of the year! We are so grateful for their support and are looking forward to our partnership with them.

23rd May

Farid's story

One of our outreach workers has been supporting Farid (real name not used). When our outreach worker first met Farid, he had just been granted asylum in Leeds, having left his home country due to war. Farid had been in the UK for a while, and although he was not able to work, he had been spending his free time as a volunteer translator for a charity, as he wanted to give back.