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We’re incredibly proud to announce that Crisis and Newcastle City Council will be forming a new p...


20/06/2019

The centuries-old Vagrancy Act, which makes rough sleeping and begging illegal in England and Wales, should be scrapped because it is needlessly pushing vulnerable people further from help, according to a new report from homelessness charity Crisis. The calls come as the Government today announces its review of the Act as part of its rough sleeping strategy


19/06/2019

Crisis is incredibly proud to announce that Matt Downie, our Director of Policy and External Affa...


08/06/2019

Today the government released statutory homelessness statistics revealing there were 6,980 househ...


24/05/2019

Launch of The Homelessness Monitor: England 2019, takes place on Thursday 23 May 2019. 10:00am -...


08/05/2019

Crisis at Christmas today opens its doors to an expected 4,500 guests in 15 centres across the country. Run by an army of more than 11,000 volunteers, the centres in London, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Newcastle and Coventry provide warmth, companionship and three hot meals a day.


23/12/2018

Shockingly, between 2012 and 2017, the numbers have soared by 120% in England and 63% in Wales. Numbers in Scotland fell by 6% over the same period.


14/12/2018

Baby, It's Cold Outside is a new podcast drama written by award winning screenwriter Regina Moriarty, directed by Virginia Gilbert, and starring Chris O'Dowd and Anne-Marie Duff.


13/12/2018

Commenting on reports that a man in Cardiff city centre was injured when the tent he was sleeping...


13/12/2018

Crisis, the national charity for homeless people, and Mayhew, leading animal welfare charity for dogs, have today launched a joint Christmas gift campaign that will help homeless people and their dogs access vital services, health and wellbeing checks, and warming food and supplies.


01/11/2018