Diwali – Happy New Year!

On the 7th of November St Barnabas tenants held a celebratory Diwali lunch in the communal lounge to mark the Hindu ‘Festival of Lights’ and the beginning of their New Year. Tenant Beatrice (pictured below in brown sari) said, ‘I’m not very steady on my feet so don’t get out much, but I made a special effort to join…

Ghoulish goings on at Ewart House!

Halloween saw terrifying axe murderers, hairy bears and wicked witches walking about the communal lounge scaring off our tenants. Oh wait a minute, they were our tenants! This tenant-led activity was the idea of Ewart resident Marian who organised the food, decorations and Halloween fun for tenants living in Ewart House.New tenant Rita (pictured top right) said, ‘I…

A place I can call home

HCHA’s over 25s housing project provides single homeless people aged over 25 with support and a safe place to stay to help them get their lives back on track. Adam (pictured in the centre with our project staff Raph & Laura) explains his experience, ‘I split up with my ex-partner and moved out, then stayed at my mum’s, but…