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CRASH Patrons Reflect on an eye opening visit to Emmaus Village Carlton

Emmaus Village Carlton (EVC) is a homelessness charity based in North Bedfordshire.  Emmaus provides a real workable alternative to homelessness, offering people a home, support and companionship, and meaningful work in their onsite social enterprises as a route out of homelessness for the residents – called Companions. CRASH and our Patron Companies have worked with… Read more »

Edinburgh Cyrenians Project Now On-Site

Work is now underway in Scotland to help homelessness charity Cyrenians transform their Good Food programme depots. Situated in the industrial area of Leith, Cyrenians’ Good Food programme runs cooking classes for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and offers work and trainee placements. The charity also runs the FareShare Food Redistribution… Read more »

Independent Living for Single Homeless Adults

Based in Northumberland, Blyth Star Enterprises seek to help disadvantaged and vulnerable people, a significant number of whom have severe and enduring mental health issues, in major transitions in their lives. The charity delivers 24 hour high support accommodation to seven people through their residential rehabilitation unit and help more than 70 people in their… Read more »

CRASH Charity Impact Report 2016-17

We are proud to publish CRASH Charity Impact Report 2016-17 which highlights how our partnership with our Patron Companies and the Construction Industry has made a real and lasting difference to people who are homeless or receiving end of life care. CRASH receives no Government funding, with a team of five full time staff, the… Read more »

New Terrace for St Helena Hospice

St Helena Hospice provides a range of inpatient, outpatient, home and hospital care for people with life limiting illnesses in Essex.  As well as their 15 bed in patient unit, the Hospice also runs two therapy and well-being centres and provides education, training and research for professionals working in palliative and end of life care…. Read more »

More Bed Spaces for Bedfordshire’s Homeless

Emmaus Village Carlton is a homelessness charity based in North Bedfordshire offering active support to formerly homeless people they call Companions. They provide a real workable alternative to homelessness, offering people a home, as well as meaningful work in their onsite social enterprises. CRASH has been working with Emmaus Village Carlton for many years on… Read more »

External Works at St Peter & St James Hospice

St Peter & St James Hospice is a charity which supports people with a range of life-limiting illnesses, their families and carers in mid-Sussex and Lewes. The hospice building houses a twenty-three bed palliative care inpatient unit, a Wellbeing Centre and Patient & Family Services. It also provides a base for the community nursing team,… Read more »

Phase One Complete at Emmaus Dover

Emmaus Dover is a self-supporting homelessness charity which currently house 28 formerly homeless men and women. As with all Emmaus communities, Dover offers meaningful work and a place within a community to support each Companions’, as the former homeless people are called, needs. Situated on the historical site of Archcliffe Fort, Companions are able to… Read more »

The House that CRASH Patrons Built

CRASH has been working with Kairos Community Trust for many years supporting a number of their development projects. The charity has an excellent record of helping homeless men and women with drug and alcohol problems through detox and rehab programmes and a network of 28 supported move-on houses. Kairos believes that Addiction and homelessness are… Read more »

Buildbase Creates Bathrooms for CHYP

Cirencester Housing for Young People (CHYP) is a small charity that makes a big difference to the lives of vulnerable young homeless people in the Cotswold District Area. Therefore, when they approached CRASH for help to repair the roof at their move on property, the charity was happy to help.   CRASH worked with CHYP… Read more »