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Shelter London 14h
Ever faced housing issues? We might have the job for you. We're looking for people with first-hand experience of homelessness or bad housing to join us on our GROW Trainee programme at .
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Shelter 14h
This kind of in-depth investigation by into homeless deaths is essential to understand the full scale of this tragic problem and begin to tackle it. Watch last night's feature:
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Shelter 14h
We do allow DMs. We always keep them open for anyone who needs to get in touch. We've sent a direct message and are waiting for a response.
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Shelter 15h
Replying to @ShouT_Southwark
Hi again, if you check your Twitter inbox there's a message from me so you can provide more detail. Alex @ Shelter
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Shelter 15h
We've sent you a DM to start the conversation for you.
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Shelter 15h
Ooh that looks delicious!
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Shelter 15h
He's since moved on - I'm checking in with our partners to see how he's getting on and whether he has chosen to accept the help and services he is entitled to. Thank you for your concern.
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Shelter 15h
Whilst he sometimes chose to accept help, for a while he chose not to leave Old Street. Our partners and run specialist services that work with entrenched rough sleepers, and they worked with him to offer help also. (2/3)
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Shelter 15h
Hi Nicola, we're well aware of the man who previously slept on Old Street, and as you would expect our London team approached him regularly to offer advice and to try to help him access the services he is entitled to, such as supported housing. (1/2)
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Shelter 16h
Hi Nicola, there's a Shelter presence in Old Street, Islington, Newham and Hackney - which one of those do you mean? Please be assured we do our best to help anyone who comes to us, regardless of age. We don't agree with discriminating against people facing homelessness.
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Shelter 16h
Replying to @abimc
Don't you look fab!
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Shelter 16h
Hello Nicola, we have a few offices around the country - could you tell me which one you're referring to? Alex @ Shelter
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Shelter 16h
If they have access to a payphone, mobile or landline, they can also call us for free on our emergency helpline 0808 1644 660. Our expert housing advisers can guide them on their rights around eligibility for help with housing, finding temporary accommodation and much more. (2/2)
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Shelter 16h
Hi Simon, The best thing to do is tell our friends at : , They have outreach services that can go directly to the person. (1/2)
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Shelter 16h
Replying to @L_and_LG
Thank you again, we loved working with you.
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Shelter May 24
Is planning more like painting by numbers, or painting the Sistine Chapel? In our latest blog, we look at a new report by the Royal Town Planning Institute which wants to remind us what good planning looks like.
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Shelter May 24
What's the reality of being homeless? Shelter ambassador visited our immersive theatre event to be given a glimpse. Watch his reaction:
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Shelter May 24
Hi Ruth - thanks for reaching out, have you been in touch with our expert housing advisers? They may be able to give you some free advice about your situation. Find out more here:
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Shelter May 24
It's not acceptable to set up a choice between the right to a home and the right to be safe. People must have both, and we desperately need both more social housing and safe buildings:
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Shelter May 24
Hi - If she can get access to a payphone, mobile or landline, she can call our expert housing advisers for free: 0808 800 4444. We'd also recommend telling our friends which has outreach services that can go directly out to her.
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