Tag Archives: Homelessness

Public Property

Homeless and vulnerable people are not public property! Just saying …..   I’m living on the street, that does not make Me yours to feed with food I do not eat Though I may lay my hat before your feet … Continue reading

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Quintin’s Story

Journey into the Unknown After half a century of hard work and failed relationships, life was to come crashing down around me. Unforeseen circumstances and dubious decisions, on my part, led to my complete mental breakdown and suicide attempt some … Continue reading

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Volunteer Profile – Alice

My name is Alice and I have been volunteering for Doorway for just over one year now. It’s been an absolute privilege to be involved – this piece explains a little bit about me and my motivations for wanting to … Continue reading

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The Diary of John Bloggs – Chapter Three

Chapter Three Left St Marys Paddington. What next? Find work? Find somewhere to live? But it dawned on me I don’t know London it’s so Big. Only worked in London… lived in B/bs did nightlife. It’s not the same as … Continue reading

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The Diary of John Bloggs – Chapter Two

Chapter Two I’m skipping a few years… but let’s just say working. Never been afraid to work. Have a strong work ethic. Left home as such. Got my place, a one bed flat. Housing association. Can’t believe I was paying … Continue reading

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The Diary of John Bloggs

Being homeless is not an identity Continue reading

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Volunteer Profile – Mark

After working my way up the career ladder I was extremely fortunate in 2014 to be able to stop working and embark upon the next stage in my life. After training for and finishing a Lands End to John O’ … Continue reading

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