February 13, 2018

Last night on street for some reason was a quiet night. We were loaded up with our usual items along with a few extra bits for somebody who had expressed a liking for porridge! Luckily we could provide him with the porridge and he was pleased to say the least. 
With SW...

February 12, 2018

How one charity is helping Huddersfield's homeless in freezing conditions.

In a series of articles, journalist and volunteer, Oscar Hunt explores the themes of homelessness in and around Huddersfield.

Temperatures in Huddersfield have dropped below zero for three consecu...

February 11, 2018


Medway - Soup kitchen

Blog by Claire De Boos

It was a icy and snowy night in Medway last night with temperatures of around 2 degrees!! Despite the wintery evening around 50-60 people visited our weekly soup kitchen. Quite remarkable considering how cold the eve...

February 9, 2018

Well last night was an interesting evening. With only the two of us out last night we had one main target and that was to ask any rough sleepers if they need a bed for the night under SWEP. 

We still had all our usual items drinks, snacks, pot noodles, underwear but w...

February 9, 2018

These posts are written by our lovely ex homeless friend Harley ...

so we went out on the Wednesday food run last night and we met up with one of our ex homeless guys called SAM last night, who has got himself back on his feet and came to give us a hand, so jus...

February 3, 2018

Medway Homeless Emergency Winter Refuge in Chatham - 
So far this Winter we have provided 587 beds to homeless people in Medway!! 
Those who come to us receive much more than just a bed - we give support, housing/health/addiction signposting and kindness in abundance!!...

January 26, 2018

At One Big Family we don’t just hand things out on the streets, there is so much more we do. Our aim is to signpost people to the services they really need and support them.

Recently some of our volunteers took first aid courses which may come i...

January 24, 2018

So some of you may know me or Mike smith, We are a part of One Big Family, We do a food run around Victoria on a Wednesday night. I have recently just come back to helping around Victoria as i became homeless and am just finding my feet. We have recently just got a new...

January 23, 2018

Outreach last night was minus myself due to illness.

Justine, Natalie, Lewis and Oscar were on street to offer our help to those in need last night.

We were met with more good news last night that we have seen for a long time has moved into temporary accommodation a...

January 19, 2018

For the second year in a row, One Big Family have been nominated for the Pride in Medway awards, for their amazing volunteer work revolving around the homeless community.

They won the award in 2017, and have gone above and beyond yet again this year, opening a brand new...

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