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St. Mungo's core challenge is creating an environment of physical and psychological safety for female clients. Their new strategic plan aims to ensure that each of their female clients has a safe place to live and feels safe while receiving support...
Crisis welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to St Mungo’s call for evidence. As the national charity for single homeless people, we have long been aware of the links between mental health and homelessness and the barriers our clients can...
St Mungo's opens doors for homeless people, providing emergency accommodation, support towards recovery and helping to prevent rough sleeping. Each year we help more than 10,000 people and our hostels, care homes, emergency shelters and...
This survey is the most comprehensive ever survey of the problems homeless people in the UK. The survey looks at the problems of 1,534 homeless people. And 1,372 homeless people answered a separate question about how long they have been homeless...
Helen Bilton
Purpose: 1) To evaluate the toolkit pilot and present evidence on how effective it is in developing an ‘anti-bullying strategy’. 2) To provide practical recommendations for action in St Mungo’s based on the findings of the research...
St. Mungo's
Floating support is provided in someone’s home, and helps them to manage their tenancy. People are linked up to a caseworker who will work with them to come up with a personalized plan. This research found that there has been a dramatic reduction in...
St. Mungo's
This report describes the findings from a small-scale, exploratory, qualitative research project that explores reasons why some people return to sleeping rough after time off the streets. The research team identified four key areas for analysis:...
Homeless Link
The Outcomes Star is being adopted by numerous homelessness agencies, many of which have been supported to take up the approach by the London Housing Foundation and Triangle Consulting including: - Thames Reach - Single Homeless Project - St Mungo's...
Homeless Link
The Outcomes Star is designed to enable services to take an overview of their achievements by providing valuable data on the outcomes of service users. It opens the possibility of comparing outcomes for different types of service user (e.g. men and...
The Outcomes Star™ can provide outcomes data at four levels: For individual service users: the Star gives a snapshot of where they were on each outcome area when they joined the project and at each review – the difference between starting point and...
Maureen Crane, Tony Warnes, Sarah Coward
This report presents the main findings of the ESRC-funded FOR-HOME study of the experiences of 400 single homeless people aged 16+ years who were resettled from hostels and other temporary accommodation into independent tenancies in London,...
Defining what is meant by the ‘Big Society’ has generated much debate. In this report we take it to mean an approach to organising Government which aims to spread power and responsibility more evenly across society through the wider engagement of...
Sarah Davis, Wendy Greenish, Peter Kennedy, Louise Jones
Residents at St Mungo's with alcohol related liver disease frequently experience sudden deaths. There were no prognostic indicators to alert staff that a resident may be nearing the end of life and thus opportunities for possible interventions...
Over a 35 year period, times have certainly changed. However, it seems that the problems the sector deals with have not. They are definitely more complex and the bureaucracy associated with setting up and managing services has changed beyond...
As part of its commitment to improve clients' experiences of its hostels, St Mungo's carried out research to explore the issue of bullying in 2007. Having identified that bullying was happening in hostels, and with the knowledge that...