Winter Appeal

Persons experiencing homelessness encounter significant barriers to self-care and personal hygiene, including limited access to clean showers, laundry and hand washing facilities. The obstacles to personal hygiene associated with homelessness may increase risk of infectious disease, yet hygiene-related behaviours among people experiencing homelessness receives limited attention.  Due to COVID the situation for people sleeping on…

Soup & socks!

A new homeless project in Brighton & Hove, “Soup & socks” will be tackling food poverty and serving the homeless of the city four nights a week throughout winter. The Archbishop will be joining volunteers to cook and serve hot food and drinks and give away donated items of winter wear, particularly socks as those…

Cherubs interview

Local journalist, Russell Higham recently interviewed The Brighton Oratory’s, Father Jerome for Sussex Life Magazine. Focussing on Father’s work with the homeless and particularly “Cherubs Kitchen“, Russell visited “The Hub” homeless drop-in partnered with the Salvation Army at Brighton Congress Hall where Father leads the kitchen team and a faithful band of volunteers host and…

Blog: Health & Homelessness II

The true benefit of a conference such as that organised by Arch and Frontline Network yesterday, aside from the opportunity to network and meet contacts, is the opportunity to reflect, take stock and renew perspective. “Familiarity breeds contempt” as they say and even the most experienced and compassionate in frontline work, can lose perspective, forget……