The LHF’s primary aim is to reduce street homelessness amongst single people. We do this by supporting the work of agencies that provide services to single homeless people or to those who are in imminent danger of homelessness.
We do not directly provide any services ourselves to homeless people but we run programmes and provide grants to help those that do.
The Mayor of London is firmly committed to tackling rough sleeping in the capital. He works closely with boroughs, Government and charities. He has established the ‘No Nights Sleeping Rough’ taskforce, which brings together key partners to identify and pursue ways of preventing and addressing rough sleeping. He also invests £8.4 million a year in pan-London services for rough sleepers, intended to complement those commissioned by boroughs, in line with his Commissioning Framework. Framework’s overarching priorities are to work with boroughs and partners:
Crisis is a national charity for single homeless people. Crisis is dedicated to ending homelessness by delivering life-changing services relating to education, employment, housing and well-being services to address individual needs and help people to transform their lives.
Crisis aims to:
Shelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through advice, support and legal service.
Shelter’s goal is to help more people in housing need than ever before by: