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Adapting to a crisis: how we’re supporting our clients during Covid-19

By Ben Phillips-Farmer / May 29, 2020

Ben Phillips-Farmer, Support Worker at Elmbridge Rentstart, tells Commonweal how the charity has coped with the challenges posed by the coronavirus crisis and delivered on their clients’ needs.

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We must invest in small charities to support marginalised groups

By Ashley Horsey / May 15, 2020

This article was originally published in Civil Society The new society we build from this crisis must finally put the most marginalised at the centre, and we need the expertise of small specialist charities to make this happen It is difficult to write about looking forward to the post-coronavirus world without slipping into overused phrases…

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Royal Courts of Justice main gate. Photo: David Castor via Wikimedia Commons

No recourse to public funds: systemic nonsense causing social injustice

By Ashley Horsey / May 11, 2020

The UK Government’s ‘no recourse to public funds’ policy has now been ruled unlawful by the High Court. CEO Ashley Horsey reflects on our work with Praxis Community Projects to mitigate its damaging effects.

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Call for New Ideas: we need new and innovative solutions more than ever in the New Normal

By Ashley Horsey / April 14, 2020

The need to support vulnerable and marginalised people is clearer than ever before. Commonweal is looking for new opportunities to help, writes Ashley Horsey (Commonweal CEO)

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Housing for the most marginalised needs to be a long-term priority, even when we don’t need it to protect the rest of us

By Connie Muttock / April 3, 2020

Connie writes about how social distancing has changed the national perspective on housing for the most marginalised

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St Mungos Homeless Couples and Relationships Toolkit

St Mungo’s Homeless Couples and Relationships Toolkit is a vital resource for every organisation working with homeless women

By Matt Wale / April 2, 2020

Matt Wale, Project Development Manager at Commonweal, reflects on St Mungo’s new guidance for homelessness organisations working with couples.

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