New altruists: the hairdresser, plumber and beautician who work for free

Haircuts for rough sleepers. Beauty treatments for cancer patients. Boilers for disabled people. A wave of specialists are providing skills – and hope – for those in need. Read the full article on this link...

There could be more than 22,000 homeless young people this Christmas

Thousands of vulnerable young people face being left homeless in the weeks leading up to Christmas, a charity has warned. Centrepoint said more than 22,000 16 to 25-year-olds in England could find themselves...

Cost of housing homeless families rises to more than £1bn

The cost of housing homeless families in temporary accommodation has risen by 78% in five years to more than £1bn, according to the latest official data. A combination of soaring rents and more families...

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State of Hunger

State of Hunger is the largest ever piece of research into hunger and food bank use in the UK. This three-year project, carried out by researchers at Heriot-Watt University, will help us to understand the scale of hunger and poverty in the UK and...