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Harford Manor School Explore Homelessness

We were delighted to be invited to Harford Manor School last week to talk about the issue of homelessness. The school in Norwich supports children aged 3 to 19 years with complex needs....

Snugglesac Look Forward to a Season of Support

A big thank you to Snugglesac, who have chosen to support our charity from September to the end of 2018. Founder, Tina Goldsmith was keen to explore our work to prevent youth homelessness...

Heart and Home Host Day Brings Sun and Smiles

We want to end youth homelessness and we're tackling the problem locally by providing a home and support to over 100 vulnerable young adults every night. Our work keeps vulnerable young people...

An Inspiring Leaving Care Event in Suffolk

On Thursday 21st June, we were pleased to attend 'Opportunities Change Lives'.  This was a Leaving Care event held at Ipswich Town Football Club and organised by Suffolk County Council ...

By Your Side in West Norfolk

In February 2018 we were pleased to receive funding from the Borough Council of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk to deliver an outreach service for young people aged 16 to 24 in West...

Linden House: Investing in Young People

Funded by Norfolk County Council Children's Services, Linden House in Norwich provides a home and support for young people aged 16-18 years.  Staff are on duty 24 hours a day and...

Linden House: Investing In Young People

Funded by Norfolk County Council Children's Services, Linden House in Norwich provides a home and support for young people aged 16-18 years. Staff are on duty 24 hours a day and everyone has...

Heart and Home visit Ipswich Mosque

The team from our Heart and Home supported lodgings service were pleased to be invited to Ipswich Mosque last week to explain more about the service to the local Muslim community. ...

Your vote needed for Hopkins Homes Charity of the Year!

  We are encouraging Norfolk residents to vote for us in the Hopkins Homes Norfolk Charity Vote with the hope of securing an award of up to £7,000. The public is being asked to vote...

Butterfly Walk success at Sandringham

        On Sunday we held our main summer fundraising event, The Butterfly Walk, at Sandringham Country Park in West Norfolk. The event takes its name from our...

Calling All Local Landlords- please can you help us?

Do you have a three or four bed property in Stowmarket or Ipswich that you would like to rent? Do you have a three or four bed property in Stowmarket or Ipswich that you would like to...

Heart and Home cooked food!

   Heart and Home is our supported lodgings service. Many young homeless people, particularly 16 and 17 year olds, benefit far more from a home-like environment and the support...

Will you let 18-21 year olds lose their right to Housing Support?

On 3rd March the government introduced new legislation which restricts 18-21 year olds from claiming the housing element of Universal Credit (Housing Benefit). This will leave thousands of...

Behind the Scenes at The Benjamin Foundation

Come and see behind the scenes! We are giving our supporters the opportunity to see exactly how their involvement makes a difference to the lives of people across Norfolk and Suffolk....

#actsofgreatkindness Week - Residents of Butterfly House

As part of our #actsofgreatkindness week where we are celebrating young people and their contribution to the local community, we would like to share the stories of three of our residents at...

Aviva Does Strictly!

      Aviva employee Carol Hall organised a Strictly Come Dancing style event held at Aviva's Marble Hall and chose to support us with funds raised from the evening....

‘There’s No Place Like Hope’ – an update on proposed spending cuts to homelessness work in Norfolk

In December we put our case forward to Norfolk County Council to try to avoid spending cuts affecting the work we do to help local homeless young adults.  These cuts could have a...

Sir Henry Bellingham MP Visits Right Tracks!

Right Tracks, our supported accommodation for homeless young people aged 16 – 24 years of age were delighted to receive a visit from  Sir Henry Bellingham MP, Member of Parliament for...

Christmas themed afternoon planned at Meet Up

A group of young people are hosting a Christmas themed afternoon for local homeless people at Meet Up, our youth and family centre in Thetford. The event is on Saturday and there will be...

There's No Place Like Hope

We'd like you to join us in asking for our homelessness work to be spared f
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