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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...

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...

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...

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...

There's No Place Like Hope

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

Norwich Sleep Out 2016 - a great success!

          Sleep Out is the biggest event we put on each year and we’re now looking back on a hugely successful 2016 event.  The aims are to grow awareness of...

Christmas Gift Appeal 2016 - deadline is 25th November!

Time is running out if you would like to donate a gift to one of the young people we support as we need your gifts no later than Friday 25th November.   For some of the young...

Boating Weekend set to be our biggest ever fundraiser!

    We’re delighted to announce that more than half of the boats for our Benjamin’s Boating Weekend have been booked. However, there’s still a good selection of these...

Team spirit at the Aylsham Show

   We teamed up with Holt Rugby Club at this year's Aylsham show at the Blickling Estate for what proved to be a perfect match in the sunny North Norfolk weather! Our staff...

Norwich Sleep Out 2016 Launch

  On Friday 11th November 2016 we will once again be sleeping outside in order to highlight the issues of homelessness.  This year the Norwich Sleep Out is being held in the car...

From Aspire to Team GB!

We are very proud of Cassie, a young lady who lives in our accommodation centre Aspire and we are supporting her on her path to independence. Cassie has qualified for Team GB at the...

Mustard TV news Interview on Funding Cuts 2016

Matt Garrod, Director of Operations, oversees the running of our homeless services. Matt was recently invited along to Mustard TV to speak about how the funding cuts might affect our...
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