Tag Archives: Homeless

Tis the Season

Billy O’Brien – Outreach Worker As we approach Christmas, Billy casts his mind back and recounts his Outreach shift last year in central London on Christmas day. You can support this year’s Radio 4 Christmas Appeal here Picture the scene….. 6am…Strand … Continue reading

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The Power of Pals

Laurence, a former client, who has been working in the same job for several years has arranged for a current client, he is still in touch with, to have an interview with the company. The interview went well and Workspace … Continue reading

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Not Everything is Broken

Neil Partridge – Street Outreach Team We were doing a shift near to Trafalgar Square and we came across a man sleeping rough wrapped up in a blanket down an alley way. When we woke him he seemed quite startled, … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage Verse

Rachel walked the pilgrimage from London to Canterbury to raise money for The Connection. She’s written 2 beautiful poems describing the experience. The Evening Routine We sit on chairs Like sparrows on a branch, Our white legs exposed Like almonds just blanched, … Continue reading

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